Whanganui Regional Museum

The regional museum has a collection of 350,000 objects that celebrate the natural and cultural history of our region, including all sorts of treasures that amaze and delight kids. The Museum boasts collections dated from 1890 and is famed for its exceptional Taonga Māori Collection. It is home to the largest permanent collection of Moa bones in the world (over 1000 bones), as well as housing an extensive collection of Lindaur paintings. The Museum Shop and Gallery stocks works by local artists and specialises in books on local history, Māori culture and the natural world.

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