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A Mystery to Solve!

A Mystery to Solve!

Our Blog Come Behind the Scenes – a weekly insight into the Museum world! Summer has now left us and the mornings are a lot cooler.  The Museum is now in its winter hours – so closed Monday’s (except for Queen’s Birthday) and 10am-4pm Tuesday to Sunday. Thank you to...
An Exciting Find

An Exciting Find

Our Blog Come Behind the Scenes – a weekly insight into the Museum world! The old water tank of the Mercury Bay Dairy factory (the building that is now the Mercury Bay Museum) is home to a substantial collection of historical maps, records, books containing financial...
When the Regional Collections Advisor comes to visit

When the Regional Collections Advisor comes to visit

Our Blog Come Behind the Scenes – a weekly insight into the Museum world! When our Regional Collections Advisor – Kate, calls and says that she is coming to visit and to find her some interesting objects to look at it – we put our thinking caps on. While looking...
DEC 2018 OVERVIEW

DEC 2018 OVERVIEW

Our Blog Come Behind the Scenes – a weekly insight into the Museum world! Goodbye 2018 and welcome 2019!!I thought we should have a look back at 2018 – a year in review!Number of Visitors – 6,337 (January to December 2018) 736 from Mercury Bay and wider Coromandel,...