Te Manawa, Palmerston North

Admire the creativity and science at Te Manawa, a museum, art gallery, and science center with numerous exhibits and interactive displays. Discover a collection with pieces developed in the museums as well as national and international displays. The venue features everything from historical rugby objects to glowworms, and children especially will appreciate interactive displays like the light ray activity. Recharge at the downstairs cafe when you are finished exploring. Plan trip to Palmerston North with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.
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  • Always friendly staff, and if you're a frequent visitor will often remember your name. Ever changing exhibitions and opportunities to have hands on. Enjoyed supporting the poppy making for ANZAC day o...  more »
  • We came here because we saw a picture with a huge dinosaur model display on Trip Advisor recommendation but it turns out that the dinosaurs exhibition was about 3 years ago! The staff told me that the...  more »
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  • We went to Te Manawa especially to see Santa's cave. Its just a gold coin donation for entry and it is so worth going. They've been doing up old xmas exhibits and it looks amazing. Plus Santa is tucked away amongst it all. Te Manawa is great for little kids. There's a kids area where they can play and learn. Recommend a visit
  • Had a lovely time looking around all the exhibits. Only downside is the photos of the dinosaurs on this page. We went specificially to see the dinosaurs but were told they have not been there for two years. I wish you would update your page please trip advisor so other people are not disappointed.
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