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I travel through Patea regularly to visit family in NP & have always wanted to stop to have a look through the museum. Finally I have been able to do this. What a great museum to visit. Excellent vision in putting it all together &...More
So pleased this beautiful museum entrance caught our eye and we stopped. Clearly the work of many years of vision, hard work and fund raising and a credit to those involved. Woman attending the desk was very professional and welcoming. Exhibits of a high standard...More
This is a great little local museum full of history about the area. It's not huge, but it has quite a bit of information, plenty of photos, and some interesting displays and artefacts. It's also free, and the staff is friendly.
Oh My God. This country Hotel is on the main Road between Wanganui and Hawera.is fabulous.
We called into this hotel for a meal tired and hungry and left full and happy. A well priced meal, good food great atmosphere, great people behind the bar...More
We always come here when in Patea. The museum is full of great displays and awesome information on Patea and surrounding areas.
I loved the free holiday activities for the kids on certain days and how there are also some original arts and crafts on...More
If you are travelling on SH3 then it's worth taking a short break.
It all depends what is your interest though.
Some history of old Patea and the factories which were established here back then .over all nice.
Do take time out for the Patea...More