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Northland and the Bay of Islands Sights

Russell Museum

  • 2 York St. Map It
  • Russell

Updated 02/18/2014

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The collection includes Māori tools and weapons and some fine portraits and outlines the history of the area. The pride of its display is a reproduction of Captain Cook's ship, HMS Endeavour, which entered the bay in 1769. A short video recounts the history of the region. The museum is set back slightly from the waterfront, some 50 yards north of Pompallier House.

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2 York St., Russell, Northland, 0202, New Zealand

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Sight Details:

  • NZ$7.50
  • Daily 10–4

Updated 02/18/2014


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