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Russell Museum Te Whare Taonga o Kororareka

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Russell Museum tells the story of the Russell township, recording the earliest years of Mäori/European contact, including a 1:5 scale model of Cook's Endeavour. There are also artefacts relating to Russell's 100 years as a port of call for whaling ships. A 12-minute DVD outlines Russell's history. The Museum sells Heritage Trail booklets to encourage visitors to explore the town and its vicinity. The shop specialises in Northland books and souvenirs from the area.

Collection Type
History, Maritime, Taonga Maori, Technology


Contact Details
Postal address icon2 York Street, Russell 0202
Telephone number icon64-9-403-7701
Web address iconhttp://www.russellmuseum.org.nz
Email address iconinfo@russellmuseum.org.nz


Visitor Information
Physical address icon2 York Street, Russell, New Zealand
Hours of operation iconFeb-Dec: Daily 10am - 4pm Jan: Daily 10am - 5pm
Charges iconAdults: $10.00 Children: $3.00 Family rate: $10.00 per Adult and accompanied children free


Facilities
Wheelchair accessReference LibraryParkingShopToilets



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