Waipu Museum, Waipu

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  • September 5, 2017
    I was suprised at how much really interesting information and history could be archived in such a small town, well worth a visit!  more »
  • August 9, 2017
    Love this place, documents the whole journey of the Scottish settlers to the Waipu area, there are thousands of artefacts and photographs plus an awesome realistic ship than you pass through in the wa...  more »
  • August 6, 2017
    I was pleasantly surprised to find a world class museum in cozy Waipu! I have a distant family connection to Waipu, but I am confident that I would have enjoyed the museum just as well had the entire ...  more »
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  • September 16, 2017
    Really is the best small museum in NZ. Very interesting, well presented and a lot to look at. We spent quite a bit of time here learning a part of history we didn't know. The volunteers were also very friendly and helpful in pointing out things of local interest. Recommend you make the stop if you're passing by.
  • July 9, 2017
    The museum tells a unique story of a great migration from the Highlands of Scotland by way of Cape Breton to Waipu. The volunteers are mainly descendants of the migration and their knowledge of the history is great. Well presented and interesting array of exhibits makes this the best small museum I have had the pleasure of visiting.
  • June 3, 2017
    Fantastic friendly staff in gift shop
  • July 23, 2017
    Small museum with lots of pictures.
  • October 8, 2016
    Tells a Scottish story.. Immigrants to Nova Scotia, then Australia, finally settled in New Zealand.

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