The Collection - Whakaputunga Taonga
In 1890 Samuel Drew offered his private collection to the town of Whanganui and in 1895 the Wanganui Public Museum opened, free to visitors, for the first time. From this founding collection, the Whanganui Regional Museum has developed an extensive collection of natural and human history with a Whanganui regional emphasis.
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Your chance to explore our collection
Delve into the past or look into the future.
The Museum has a changing programme of exhibitions that highlight different parts of this stunning collection.