Fodor's Expert Review Puke Ariki

New Plymouth Fodor's Choice
The stories of Taranaki’s compelling volcanic and cultural history are revealed here, in the region’s heritage, research, and information center. From the landscape’s violent volcanic formation and the tragic Māori versus English settler/soldier Land Wars to the discovery of natural oil and gas deposits and today's internationally acclaimed surfing culture, it’s all here, including interactive science exhibits for children. Located across the road from the beach and popular Wind Wand kinetic sculpture, the in-house Arborio Café is worth a stop, too, as demonstrated by the presence of locals.
Fodor's Choice Free History Museum

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1 Ariki St.
New Plymouth, Taranaki  4310, New Zealand


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