Taupo Museum, Taupo

(160+ reviews on the web)
Specialty Museum
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
  • The small museum has various exhibitions. The Maori meeting House is certainly worth a visit. Also the Maori and Holzfälleraustellung. Everything else is is nice but I found personally less interesting. On a rainy day, this can be a point of safe. On a nice day it is almost too sad to look past here in my opinion.
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  • Spent a couple of hours here and particularly enjoyed finding out about the Maroi hermitage of the area. Interesting to look at the carvings , weavings and the huge canoe. Well worth the $5 entry fee.  more »
  • Is a small museum for exhibits art pieces of cute animals, and quite good. Interesting work and exhibited the old canoes of the Maori, struggled with it, was flowed in the video. Also in the past for camping Caravan is very interesting. Securely check the sign of the given time is up at the parking lot near the Museum. Should we pay the fine over time.
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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