Wakas and weaponery


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Download the following questionnaires and get the most out of your visit to Russell Museum.

Questionnaire 1 is for very young visitors.

Questionnaire 2 is for primary school visitors.

Questionnaire 3 is for high school visitors.

Schools. Come and learn with us!

Your Museum experience will be the best in the Bay! If you want the perfect compliment to your study, look no futher than Russell Museum. We have it all - a model of Captain Cook's Endeavour, connections to whaling days, early settler life, and contemporary exhibitions. Come and see our historic video and hear "our stories". We make history come alive!

Russell Museum's partnership with Pompallier Mission and the tall ship R.Tucker Thompson provide adventure and learning opportunities not to be missed. See our brochure or go straight to the booking form. We are waiting to hear from you!

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Our Heritage Trail brochure will take you to great Russell places such as Maiki Hill, Tapeka, Long Beach and Okiato. You have four great walking or driving trails to chose from. Read and learn unique " stories" of Russell's historic buildings and places of interest. For the energetic, our Heritage Trail will take you on fabulous bush walks and to unsurpassed swimming beaches. Or, relax and soak in the history of our town at a leisurely pace. Our Heritage Trail has it all.

Russell Bay of Islands Maritime Heritage Trail brochure is your perfect guide to the inner harbour. Pick up this great companion before Sailing on the R Tucker Thompson and take your place in the historic Bay of Islands.

New Zealand's oldest church bears the scars of bullet holes sustained in the Battle of Kororareka. Russell Christ Church Cemetery Trail brochure tells the fasinating stories behind some of the old graves.

Let us help you explore our history!

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