Rotorua is one of New Zealand’s top tourist destinations famous for its geothermal attractions and Maori culture and heritage. Rotorua Museums may offer a range of museum options including a living Maori village, a museum of the village of Te Wairoa that was buried in a volcanic eruption, as well as aviation and history museums. more
Rotorua boasts a rich heritage whether Maori, colonial or volcanic and you can learn and discover all of this in Rotorua’s museums’ exhibits, re-enactments, replicas and memorabilia. Rotorua museums is a great activity that all can enjoy – both young and old – and learn about New Zealand and Rotorua in the process.
Mobile-friendly - Experience New Zealand’s most visited Archaeological Site where stories of the 1886 Tarawera Eruption come to life! Encounter the world-class Museum of Te Wairoa which exhibits excavated objects from the ruins; explore the site which once housed the people of Te Wairoa; hear unique stories from the tour guides and take the Waterfall Trail which showcases the stunning Wairere Falls.
Mobile-friendly - 10 acre Rail Heritage and Railway Theme Park in Ngongotaha, 5kms north of Rotorua. Miniature Railway rides with steam and diesel locomotives. Bouncy loco's, museum displays, operational model railway displays, and a hobby supply shop called Platform Three, all of which are enjoyed by young and old alike. We also offer to host birthday parties and other special event functions.
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