Sign Up
Newsletter Signup
Free Fodor's Newsletter

Subscribe today for weekly travel inspiration, tips, and special offers.

Passport: Your weekly travel wrap-up
Today's Departure: Your daily dose of travel inspiration

North Island's West Coast Sights

New Zealand Rugby Museum

  • 326 Main St. Map It
  • Palmerston North

Updated 02/18/2014

Fodor's Review

The only one of its kind in the country, this museum is worth a visit whether or not you're a rugby fan, since it offers insights into a game that many New Zealanders treat like a religion. After years of being crammed into a tiny building, in 2011 the collection moved to a new, exciting location, upstairs in the Te Manawa museum complex. The growing collection of rugby memorabilia dates back to the start of this national game in 1870, and sound and interactive fun are incorporated. You can even "have a go"—kick, tackle, and jump in the lineout, testing your playing skills quite safely.

Sight Information

Address:

326 Main St., Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, 4410, New Zealand

Map It

Phone:

06-355–5000

Sight Details:

  • NZ$12.50
  • Daily 10–5

Updated 02/18/2014

Advertisement

Map View

Map of



What's Nearby

  • Restaurants
  • Sights
  • Hotels

See all sights in North Island's West Coast

Add Your Own Review

When did you go?

Minimum 200 character count

How many stars would you give?

Experience

Ease

Value

Don't Miss

Advertisement

X

No Thanks

Love To Travel?

Get FREE e-mail communications from Fodor's Travel, covering must-see travel destinations, expert trip planning advice, and travel inspiration to fuel your passion.

How we use your email

Thank You

Now sit back, relax, and check your inbox to start planning your next travel adventure.

Please tell us more about the type of travel you're interested in. Check all that apply.