Museums Directory

Whangarei Museum

Directory section: Museum

Operating Hours:

Open daily 10am - 4pm. Closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

Admission Fee:

Adult $20. Senior/Adult Student $15. Child at school $5. Pre-schooler Free. Family $45 (2 adults, 3 paying children).

Phone: 09 438 9630

Kiwi North is home to the Whangarei Museum, Kiwi House and Heritage Park, and is administered by the Whangarei Museum and Heritage Trust.

The Museum collection numbers over 80,000 items of natural and social history, including significant moa, taonga Maori and entomology collections plus the 1886 Clarke Homestead and the c1860’s Oruaiti Chapel, both Heritage NZ listed category 2.

Living natural history is displayed including tuatara and kiwi in Northland’s only Kiwi House.

LEOTC contracted provider of programmes to schools.

Heritage Park is home to 12 vintage restoration clubs and special interest societies.

Address

Physical

Gate 1
500 State Highway 14
Maunu
Whangarei
0179
New Zealand

Postal

PO Box 10135
Te Mai
Whangarei
0143
New Zealand