Mercury Bay Museum

Mercury Bay Museum

Mercury Bay Museum

The Coromandel Peninsula’s most visited museum, with interactive displays for adults and children. Explore the story of one of the oldest settlements in New Zealand. Displays include early artifacts, shipwreck relics, kauri logging, gum fishing, agriculture, bird life (including a giant moa), settler photos, the smithy, and a 1950s’ school room complete with colonial furniture. Situated on The Esplanade, Whitianga, across from the wharf, the Mercury Bay Museum tells the history of this historic and beautiful area

The History of FISHING Unique displays that emphasise the passion the people of Mercury Bay have for the marine environment and fishing, both recreational and commercial. PHOTO COLLECTION Browse through our outstanding collection of photos, covering life and times in Mercury Bay from the early days of European settlement through to modern day. EARLY ARTIFACTS | SHIPWRECK RELICS So much to see and experience

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