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Whakatane Museum and Arts

51-55 Boon St, Whakatane, New Zealand
+64 7-306 0505
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The Whakatane Museum is no where near as good as the old museum in Whakatane. The new museum which... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2018
Rebecca B
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small museum big galleries

it has a small local content in the museum, and ever changing art in the galleries mostly local... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2017
frangii
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Whakatane, New Zealand
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Linking the Whakatane District community with their Museum and Galleries.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Nov 14, 2017
“small museum big galleries”
Nov 6, 2017
“Varied and ever changing”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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51-55 Boon St, Whakatane, New Zealand
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+64 7-306 0505
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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

The Whakatane Museum is no where near as good as the old museum in Whakatane. The new museum which is attached to the Library, doesn’t even contain half of the exhibits the old one and is really small . On the plus size the Art...More

Thank Rebecca B
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Reviewed 15 November 2017

it has a small local content in the museum, and ever changing art in the galleries mostly local artists , but sometime has unusual stuff like monks making sand mandalas

Thank frangii
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Fascinating exploring the displays that expose the diverse history and culture from this region. Art and craft displays are ever changing in the galleries alongside. This modern building is well appointed and in the heart of Whakatane with the library alongside. Something to be proud...More

Thank Scott J
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

My visit around the museum was very enjoyable. Lots of local history and well presented. Museum staff were helpful. You can take your time and learn about the Whakatane region.

Thank harold783
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Reviewed 6 April 2017

What a great museum. Lots of reading to do and a great exhibition with a lot of history recorded and artifacts as well. Certainly worth stopping by to visit.

Thank turoar
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Reviewed 20 January 2017

We called in to see what was there and were pleased we did. The exhibitions inside were great. We were met by native bird song and enjoyed the excellent displays and paintings.

Thank nadyjay
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Reviewed 13 January 2017

Always a great place to visit when in Whakatane - to see the latest exhibition by local artists. Very important asset to the region. so well looked after - a treasure!

Thank Ruth G
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