Experience living history at Waipu Museum
Waipu Museum tells a settlement story unique in New Zealand’s history and with its modern innovative approach it has won a reputation as one of New Zealand’s finest small museums.
Come and discover how one thousand Gaelic speaking emigrants from the western highlands of Scotland escaped the notorious Highland Clearances and eventually arrived in “the virtual paradise” of Waipu!
Inside Waipu Museum their extraordinary story is told through a variety of wonderful modern and interactive exhibits all magnificently supported by a unique collection of beautiful and intriguing artefacts. This superb exhibition has earned Waipu Museum its international reputation, a recent Unesco award, and a place in the finals of two national Museum awards. Link here