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An Exciting Find

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 transactions and novels - many more than a century old. Mercury Bay Museum...

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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, 3,565 from New Zealand and 2,036 from the World.New Exhibits – 5 – pictured...

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Mystery Object Jan19

Miniature Chest of Drawers – 1987.001.05This miniature chest of drawers caught the eye of our collection assistants so we did a little more research on the owner.The provenance that was recorded for these drawers was in itself very exciting and then what we discovered...

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