Taupo Museum, Taupo
(4.2/5 based on 140+ reviews on the web)
Learn the stories and history of the local area at Taupo Museum, specializing in social, cultural, and natural history. The attractive, engaging displays offer visitors of all ages a route into the local area's past, while the gardens (winner of a Chelsea Flower Show gold medal, no less) provide a well-maintained and diverse natural landscape for you to wander. Traveling exhibits and an extensive permanent collection make for a fresh and innovative museum that seeks to show the story of the region in a clear and informative way. Take a look at our Taupo tour planner to schedule your visit to Taupo Museum and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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TripAdvisor
  • I popped into the museum for a quick visit, and found there were many interesting aspects to the collection and its display. I enjoyed the display on the geothermal side, as well as a fairly in-depth ...  more »
  • This is one of the indoor activities in Taupo that gets you away from the weather extremes. (Lava Glass, White Water World, Taupo Museum, Crafty TROUT Brewery Tours, and Starlight Cinema). The Museum ...  more »
  • Lots of information about the Taupo district, always has school holiday activities and great art exhibitions! 
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  • Nice little museum in the town. Close to i-site. Nice for a quick visit.
  • Cool museum.
  • A good little museum telling taupo stories