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Well worth a visit

We travelled east around the Bay from Whakatane on a Saturday and were recommended to this museum... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2017
HafodBlueMountains
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Blue Mountains
A Trip Back in Time

So much to see and soak up. You'll want to reserve at least two hours to really appreciate all the... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2017
Akatarere
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Opotiki, New Zealand
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Reviewed 11 December 2017

We travelled east around the Bay from Whakatane on a Saturday and were recommended to this museum, which was open in the afternoon when much else in the town was closed. A very friendly volunteer gave us a short overview then we explored the exhibits....More

Thank HafodBlueMountains
Reviewed 13 July 2017

So much to see and soak up. You'll want to reserve at least two hours to really appreciate all the exhibits. Upstairs is magic!

Thank Akatarere
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Loved the friendly chat with the staff and what a great museum. Didn't go any further than the bottom floor because I was reading everything and ran out of time. Will have to come back next summer to see more about the history of the...More

Thank Karen-Rotorua
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Living in Opotiki, we tend to miss out on what surrounds us and make out we're to busy. After a dramatic revamp of the museum, I decided to go and visit when time allowed. I spent over an hour there and took me down memory...More

Thank AmigonKitty
Reviewed 9 November 2016

The museum is a must see in Opotiki, it is full of well displayed articles and excellent photos from last century. Also there is a large shop which has the items of yesteryear still displayed on the shelves. One could spend many happy hours browsing...More

Thank lanaohiwa
Reviewed 1 July 2016

cool place to burn some time lots of hands on displays and plenty to look at an enjoyable time would vist again

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 28 March 2016

this is an enormous collection of all sort of things some of them were better displayed than others, the top floor was the best

Thank mandr268
Reviewed 18 March 2016

Staff were very helpful here. An excellent use of a key building in the Main Street. Museum has a great second hand shop attached as a fundraiser. What a great idea. The displays were easy to see and give a good idea of past history.

Thank Waimate1
Reviewed 20 January 2016

What an interesting place to visit. History at it's best, with so many varied exhibits it caters for everyone. You need to visit lots of times to take it all in.

Thank suekeith2016
Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

A small but well curated museum. It's fresh and inviting, has a great "ahua/vibe" and is great for little ones in tow. There has been a lot if time and effort put it and well worth it. Volunteers/staff are fab. It doesn't small old and...More

Thank jude c
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