Plan your Visit - He Mōhiotanga

 

Opening Hours - Ngā Hāora Tūwhera Ai

Museum on Watt Street CLOSED for earthquake strengthening.

Museum at 62 Ridgway Street OPEN 10.00am - 4.30pm Monday to Saturday except public holidays

 

Archives Research Services - Te Tari Rokiroki

The Archives Research Service is open from 10.00am - 1.00pm Monday to Friday except public holidays


 

Museum Admission Charges - Ngā Utu

 FREE

 

 

 


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FEATURED PHOTO

One of the more unusual ways of crossing the Whanganui River was undertaken by the aerialist Senor Vertelli. In October 1867 he walked the 300 metres across the river on a tight-rope. On his return crossing, he pushed a wheelbarrow. Vertelli did offer to push a volunteer from the audience in the wheelbarrow, but no one took him up on his offer.