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Lovingly restored items ranging from homeware to industrial stuff. What stands out is you can actually touch and inspect most of the exhibits.
I personally like to compare old with new and lets face it the size and technology changes, however the purpose stands still...More
Went there with my wife (who didn’t want to go saying boring at first!) we spent nearly 2hours watching and trying all those old technologies and part of our history! Really nice place well organized and so interesting even for kids and adults! A big...More
We visited the Faraday Centre during the Napier part of our North Island tour, with our children aged 8 and 5. It is really great - loads of buttons to press and experiments to do, friendly volunteers and excellent value. In the words of our...More
My boyfriend and I visited the Faraday Centre on a weekday morning, so we were the only ones there for most of the time.
It has several enthusiastic volunteers there, but they weren't intrusive at all (we don't enjoy guided tours for the most part)...More
If, like my family, we like machines that go flash and bang, this eclectic mixture of nineteenth and twentieth century devices is for you. There are spotlights, echo dishes, old telegraph machines, plus a range of impressive high voltage machines fully operational yet totally safe....More