Russell Museum Whare Taonga o Kororāreka
Sharing the culture and stories of Kororāreka Russell
and Īpipiri Bay of Islands with the world
Īpipiri is the Māori name for the Eastern Bay of Islands. Take a look at our collection of Māori artefacts and explore our digital interactive mapping table which explains the history of the Bay and tells the stories of first contact between Māori and the crew of the HM Bark Endeavour.
Endeavour and early explorers
Russell Museum is presently preparing itself for the gala opening of a prestigious gallery exhibition which is transferring from Wellington direct to Russell Museum, opening on April 6th. The exhibition is called “Paradise Lost, Daniel Solander’s Legacy” and...
Russell Museum latest exhibition follows on from the Russell School Reunion held over the weekend 20 - 22 November 2015. Education began in Russell with classes held at Pompallier Mission for Maori students. After a series of private schools and two public schools a...
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2 York Street,
Bay of Islands
Aotearoa New Zealand
10.00 - 4.00 daily
Last visitors admitted at 3.45 pm