A look at what is taking place in Mercury Bay this year

Murder at the Museum

Past Events

22 May 2021 from 6-8pm

The Mercury Bay Museum is hosting a:

Murder Mystery Night Fundraiser

Tickets will be limited so be in quick.

Duration 2 hours
Prepaid tickets are $30.00 each


Tickets on sale now

Dress up as your your character which will be given to you on purchase of ticket.


Prize for Best Dress

What’s the point of museums?

What’s the point of museums?

I recently read an article in the New Zealand Geographic titled, “What’s the Point of Museums?” Written by Mike Dickason article really gave me some perspective on my job as manager of a museum. We get lot of queries about why certain artifacts are not being displayed...

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The Museum is Turning 40!

The Museum is Turning 40!

Article first published in The Informer With Christmas only a few weeks away, thoughts tend to turn towards the upcoming festivities and our social calendars move into higher gear. Here at the Mercury Bay Museum we are ready to celebrate as well as the Museum is...

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Become a Volunteer

If you would like to volunteer to be part of our front-of-house team welcoming visitors to the museum, read our volunteer programme fact sheet and download our application form from the link below.