Suitable for all ages
This small museum is dedicated to the history of the region but also has a range of changing exhibitions which can have a national or international focus. If the weather isn’t favourable or you’re just wanting to escape from the heat or have a change of pace, you could easily pass an hour or so here. If you can plan ahead, checkout the very varied programme of bookable school holiday workshops for ages 4+ and look at the website for special school holiday events.
There’s an onsite café for a morning snack or lunch with seating inside or outside, overlooking the river. Note that the cafe opening hours are different to the museum hours (see under contact info).
Related tagsGisborne, Gisborne City, Rainy-day
Address: Kelvin Rise, 10 Stout St, Gisborne. There is free parking on Stout Street.
Open: Museum:daily Monday – Saturday 10am – 4pm, Sunday 1.30 – 4pm. Closed Easter Friday, Christmas Day & Boxing Day. Cafe: Monday to Friday 8.30am to 2.00pm, Saturdays 9.30am to 12.30pm, Closed Sundays.
Price: Adults 13 years+ $5. Kids aged 12 and under are FREE. Locals are also FREE.