The Elms | Te Papa Tauranga, Tauranga

4.7
#3 of 13 in Museums in Bay of Plenty Region
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  • July 26, 2017
    Beautifully preserved piece of colonial history. Gorgeous gardens and old homestead bursting with treasures. $5 guided tour worthwhile.  more »
  • June 24, 2017
    This is a beautiful venue to learn from, have a picnic in, hire for special occasions. There is very little history retained in Tauranga so enjoy this while you can  more »
  • June 18, 2017
    As the buildings were closed, we went straight to the mission's cemetery a few hundred yards away. Beautiful shaded little park, where the graves tell many a story.  more »
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  • March 17, 2017
    Lovely historic site. Guides are very clued up and give a very good tour.
  • March 11, 2017
    The Elms tells of the historical birth of Tauranga and the surrounding Bay of Plenty, the guides are full of knowledge and interesting facts, so if you want to find out a little bit of history on Tauranga then this is a good place to start.
  • March 6, 2017
    A tour guide will walk you through the mission house and tell of battles and hardships for the Maori and missionaries. The giant trees add to the history and the setting is tucked away from the city above the motorway. A small fee includes access to the chapel and sheds of the era – if you don’t take the tour the grounds are open for photos.
  • February 13, 2017
    It is simply gorgeous...great gardens and history.
  • March 24, 2017
    Neat bit if history, check it out

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