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Waitangi National Trust & Treaty House

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Waitangi National Trust Estate, New Zealand
+64 9-402 7437
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Waitangi National Trust Estate, New Zealand
+64 9-402 7437
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A good guided tour should give people more than they would get from looking at displays, or at least give a sense of the stories of the place they are visiting. We did not find this the case. This place is an important site for...More

Thank mwfamily2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You get a guided tour guide. Lots of info he shared. Well looked after place Really lovely area A must see I think

Thank Jen N Brett S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first visit to the "new" museum and we were very impressed with the whole experience. Excellent quality of information and displays. The early history of NZ is outlined very well and provides good insight for those who are open to challenge their...More

Thank Pat D
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

This was where the birth of New Zealand occurred. It's great to be able to intake the history and to walk the grounds where it happened. They have set it up nicely where we were greeted by Maori playing their traditional ball game. Went through...More

1  Thank Patrick L
Reviewed 15 July 2017

To stand where the original treaty was signed granting the Maori claims on their land is a great stet to a tour of NZ. The show is very well done and not at all tacky. Check out the canoe which holds close to 90 people....More

Thank 128andrewh
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We had stopped at Waitangi at the nearby Copthorne Hotel and it was just a short walk to the Treaty Grounds and Museum. It was the reason we stayed at Waitangi. I was surprised at the entry fee but I guess although a very historic...More

Thank 52Mustang51
Reviewed 8 May 2017

The museum was recommended by our B&B host, but we weren't as impressed by the museum itself, as by the grounds around it, the mansion on the hill, and the amazing view. The museum was very dark, with quite an oppressive feel about it, but...More

Thank helianthus1
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Went twice in a month and could honestly go back again. New museum is somewhere I could spent 4 hours in. Found new stuff the second time. The Treaty house - another hour. Visitors to NZ should go to the cultural performance. Kiwis - Just...More

Thank sidadandsimum
Reviewed 7 March 2017

This house took on many guises throughout its history and is now a very smart museum for the treaty grounds. It will be part of your tour package so definitely worth a look. Whilst in the back garden a fantail was singing and dancing around...More

Thank SteveS1970
Reviewed 4 February 2017

You can take entry package with guide. The guide walked with us and another group of people with the same entry package. We got the audio equipment to listen to the guide while strolling around the area (building, garden, back yard). The backyard have wide...More

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