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New Zealand Rugby Museum

Te rohe - Location
326 Main St, Palmerston North

Ngā haora mahi - Opening hours
10am until 5pm, 7 days a week.

Te utu - Admission
Adult $ 12.50
Child $ 5.00
Gold card $10.00

Revel in Rugby and all its heritage with a visit to the New Zealand Rugby Museum in Palmerston North. The home of one of the best collections in the world devoted to the oval ball, this is a must see!

You’ll be rewarded with a trip back in time exploring the rich history and folklore of our nation’s mighty game, with an unmasking of our rugby heroes and legends as their stories unfold. Get a feel for the real New Zealand by learning how it’s rich rugby heritage has shaped and been shaped by our country.

It’s not every day you can see the nations treasures in their reality, the first ‘fern’, the oldest All Black jersey, the oldest rugby ball and more!

Test out your rugby skills, kicking, tackling, jumping or pushing and measure yourself against rugby legends in the ‘have a go’ area.

Ngā momo kohinga -
Collection Strengths

Social history

Ngā wāhi -

  • New Zealand Rugby Museum

    Reference library

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    Membership club

  • New Zealand Rugby Museum

    Wheelchair access

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    Function space

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  • New Zealand Rugby Museum


  • Other facilities

    Museum brochures /Tourist brochures / Special offers

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