This interesting museum recounts the history of the early years of Maori-European contact and also has some fascinating displays about the whaling industry. One of the museum’s main attractions is the 1:5 scale model of Captain Cook’s ship the Endeavour.
- 2 York Street, Russell 0202
- Telephone (09) 403 7701
- Website www.russellmuseum.org.nz
- Admission $10
- Open Jan 10am–5pm daily; Feb–Dec 10am–4pm daily