Palmerston North

New Zealand

326 Main Street

Phone: 64 06 355-5000
Fax: 64 06 358-3552

Te Manawa

Te Manawa is a regional cultural centre where art, heritage and science themes dominate. Our exhibitions explore the past; seek to inform today and pose questions about tomorrow. We host international touring shows and home grown exhibits that celebrate the joys and challenges of provincial life These are supported by education programmes, special events, performances and workshops.
Te Manawa is a store house of regionally and nationally important collections.

Permanent Collection

Te Manawa's collections number around 55,000 items, and include artworks, interactive science exhibits, taonga, heritage objects and natural history specimens.


Free admission to LIFE and ART galleries.
MIND galleries
$8 Adult
$5 Child (5 years +)
$3 Child (2 - 4 years)
$20 Family (2 Adults & up to 2 Children)
$5 Concession (Beneficiaries, Students & Senior Citizens)
Recreation Cards
(community services cards)
Your Recreation Card may allow you discounted entry to the MIND Galleries, conditions as follows.
1/2 Price Admission Monday - Friday until 3.30pm
1/2 Price Admission Saturday - Sunday
Free Admission Monday - Friday after 3.30pm
(Recreation Cards can not be used during School Holidays. Special Exhibitions may incur an entry fee. Not valid for school or holiday programmes.)

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