moa neck copyThe Whanganui Regional Museum, founded in 1892, is set in the city’s cultural centre and offers you a journey through its vast collection of treasures into the hearts and minds of the people of Whanganui. It is famed for its taonga Maori and has an extensive collection of natural and human history with a regional emphasis, housing objects of national and international significance.

The Museum programme includes long-term and short-term exhibitions, a changing calendar of programmes and events, lectures, demonstrations and workshops as well as comprehensive education experiences, research services led by experts, identification of objects and specimens and heritage advisory services.

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