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Pompallier Mission

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Visitors to the Bay of Islands put Pompallier on their 'must see' list.

Pompallier, is the sole surviving building of the French Catholic mission headquarters to the Western Pacific. Not only a witness to 'The Birth of the Nation', Pompallier is also a uniquely French Provincial building that stands as witness to wider French influences in New Zealand and the Pacific.

As a visitor you will receive unique hands-on experiences in the working mission factory and hear the stories of the peoples who worked and lived through fascinating times of Treaty-making and subsequent war.

Collection Type
Historic Site, Technology


Contact Details
Telephone number icon64-9-403 9015
Web address iconhttp://www.heritage.org.nz/places/places-to-visit/northland-region/pompallier
Email address iconpompallier@heritage.org.nz


Visitor Information
Physical address iconThe Strand, Russell, New Zealand
Hours of operation iconNovember - April: Daily 10am - 5pm May - October: Daily 10am - 4pm Closed Christmas Day.
Charges icon$10 adults Accompanied children: Free Unaccompanied children: $3.50 Please understand that surcharges may apply at times of special events


Facilities
ShopFunction SpaceGuided Tour
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