Open 10am - 4pm everyday - Closed Christmas and Boxing Day

Enjoy history & conservation based activities this school holidays



A fun way for curious kids to explore the natural and social history of Whangarei.



An informative talk about tuatara and the opportunity to get to meet Flash the Tuatara without a glass barrier. Wednesdays & Fridays at 11:30am. Please note that these are held at keepers discretion.


TORA! TORA! NZ! - Exhibition now open!

Newly uncovered maps reveal the immense scale of U.S. and NZ military (quite secret) activities in Northland during the 1940s.


KIDS' FREE SUNDAY - 16th January

3 kids per adult ticket. Check our website for terms.