Palmerston North

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There are a large array of museums in Palmerston North. Visit the Te Manawa Museums Trust where they have put together hands-on interactive exhibitions that include science, history and art, which no other museum in New Zealand has done before. There is the Air Force Museum at Ohakea which offers another hands-on experience with simulators, videos, historical displays and an aviation shop. The New Zealand Rugby Museum, is the oldest museum of its kind, devoted to collections of rugby memorabilia and records. There is also a photo library which walks you through the ages of how New Zealand’s rugby power emerged. There are also Steam Engine Museums, Clock Museums, Rail Museum and Wildlife and working Pioneer Museum.

You can have a fun filled day at the Victoria Esplanade where you have access to playgrounds, paddling pools, a conservatory, nature trail, plant displays, aviaries and free BBQ’s. This would provide a relaxed day out in the beautiful Palmerston North.