Cobblestones Museum

The Wairarapa

On the site of an old coach stop, complete with original stables and well-worn cobbled courtyard, this endearing museum features transplanted period buildings and donated old-time objects, dotted around pretty grounds just begging for a snooze on a picnic blanket. There's a blacksmith, a school, a fire station, a church, a wool shed… It's Wairarapa Pākehā history in tangible form.

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