The free attraction is so beautifully presented. It has been put together in the old changing rooms on the foreshore. The charm of the old days rejoices through the exhibitions. A must see for all my visitors.
This museum was refurbished in 2016. It has interesting sectors of the history of Britannia now Petone, with a 24 minute video of the early years of the settlers. There is a display of the marae used by the Maoris. There. Is also a historic review of the industries which existed in Petone, and slowly declined with the final closure... 更多
When staying in Petone my daughter and I went to the Settlers Museum, it was well worth the visit, being able to see of the history of the past and learning about Petone and the surrounding area. Also those in attendance were very informative with information on history of the area. It is a place worth taking the time to... 更多
The museum is located about a block away from the main shopping centre and bus stops on Jackson St. It is located on the waterfront and has recently been refurbished. It is located in an old bathing pavilion with two rooms set up with two different exhibits. We found the exhibit detailing the former industrial history of Petone particularly interesting.... 更多
This museum sits right on the foreshore and so you get blown about a bit as you go in to the gorgeous refurbished building. There may not be a vast amount of artefacts here but it contains some really important historical information about the New Zealand company and especially the Wakefield settlement. Usse your imagination to get a real picture... 更多
A great little museum on the foreshore of Petone. Discover the history behind the first settlement in this area of "boat people" . The building itself has a great history and the caretaker of the day is very informative. Great for all ages to experience.
I recently took my 3 children aged 7, 9 and 10 to visit. We were welcomed by one of the staff who showed the children through a replica ship's cabin. We then strolled through the 2 wings enjoying the history from the early settlers through to more recent times. The video on Unilever's was particularly moving. Overall it was interesting... 更多
Visited with my family over Labour Weekend 2015. It is a small attraction and does not require more than half an hour to an hour of your time. It is interesting to visit at least once. It is free though you are welcome to leave a donation. There is lollies and ice creams for sale if you visit with children,... 更多