Mercury Bay Museum

11 Esplanade, Whitianga

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The Coromandel Peninsula's most visited museum with exhibits about the Polynesian navigator Kupe, Maori artifacts, the Endeavour and James Cook, HMS Buffalo (sunk 1840), kauri timber and gum, the old dairy factory in which the museum is housed, early settlers' records and photographic collection, natural history displays and the History of Fishing display. Screening room featuring: "Twelve Days - Capt James Cook in Mercury Bay" (35 minutes).

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11 Esplanade, Whitianga

Opening Hours:

Monday Closed Tuesday 11AM–3PM Wednesday 11AM–3PM Thursday 11AM–3PM Friday 11AM–3PM Saturday 11AM–3PM Sunday 11AM–3PM