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Mercury Bay Museum

The Coromandel Peninsula's most visited museum, with interactive exhibits for adults and children. explore the story of one of the oldest settlements in New Zealand.


With exhibits about the Polynesian navigator Kupe, Maori artifacts, the Endeavour and James Cook, HMS Buffalo (sunk 1840), kauri timber and gum, the old dairy factory in which the museum is housed, early settlers’ records, natural history, fishing displays and a wonderful photographic collection. Bringing you face to face with our heritage.

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11A Esplanade Whitianga
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