Mercury Bay Museum


Museums and Galleries

A visit to the Coromandel's most visited museum, offers the opportunity to see 800-950 AD. Kupe Maori Artifacts, the wreck of the HMS Buffalo (sunk 1840), early settlers records and a collection relating to the arrival of James Cook.

The museum's James Cook Display gives an insight into his historic arrival to New Zealand and includes a recreation of James Cook in his cabin on the Endeavor


Adults: $5.00

Children (5-15): $0.50 / Children under 5: Free

Family (2 adults and 3 more children): $11.00

Opening Hours:

Monday - 10am–4pm
Tuesday - 10am–4pm
Wednesday - 10am–4pm
Thursday - 10am–4pm
Friday - 10am–4pm
Saturday - 10am–4pm
Sunday - 10am–4pm

Contact Info:

+64 7-866 0730


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11a The Esplanade , Whitianga, Coromandel-Peninsula

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