Aotea Utanganui is a purpose-built museum that embodies the spirit and energy of the region we call home: a museum that plays an active role in the spirit of our community both today and in the future; a museum that is a welcoming, inspirational and is a destination to all visitors as well as a centre striving towards excellence in research, curatorship, preservation and educational engagement. A modern museum with ambitious future plans prepared to embrace the digital age. We achieve this through - Collaboration, Creativity, Innovation and Flexibility. We're open Monday-Saturday 10am to 4pm. Donation/Koha always appreciated. Wheelchair friendly.