Events

A look at what is taking place in Mercury Bay this year

Night @ The Museum – A History Mystery

23 October 2020

Join us for a fun night in the Museum!

Bring a torch to explore the dark corners of the museum and get ready to solve the mystery!

Everyone welcome.

$5 entry, starts at 6pm and finishes at 8pm

 

 

What’s the point of museums?

What’s the point of museums?

I recently read an article in the New Zealand Geographic titled, “What’s the Point of Museums?” Written by Mike Dickason article really gave me some perspective on my job as manager of a museum. We get lot of queries about why certain artifacts are not being displayed...

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The Museum is Turning 40!

The Museum is Turning 40!

Article first published in The Informer With Christmas only a few weeks away, thoughts tend to turn towards the upcoming festivities and our social calendars move into higher gear. Here at the Mercury Bay Museum we are ready to celebrate as well as the Museum is...

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Become a Volunteer

If you would like to volunteer to be part of our front-of-house team welcoming visitors to the museum, read our volunteer programme fact sheet and download our application form from the link below.