Exhibitions and Events

SPECIAL EVENTS

WEDNESDAY EVENING SPEAKERS - All Welcome

Complementing our new exhibition ALL ABLAZE

  

The HISTORY of PAPAKURA'S VOLUNTEER FIRE BRIGADE
with Dr Michelle A Smith

Wednesday, 16 April - 7 p.m. - 8 p.m. at Papakura Museum

 

Michelle will cover the development of our local Volunteer Fire Brigade from its early beginnings to the present. Significant fires in the history of Papakura, both before and after the Brigade was formed, will also be included.

If attending please call the Museum on 298 2003 as an indication of numbers will be helpful to us. Thank You.

Refreshments will be served after the talk

 

 

LAST DAYS: Exhibition closes Saturday 12th April.

 

This exhibition has been funded by

 

 

 

 

 

COMING SOON:

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School Holiday Activity

Make your own quill.
Learn how to do old fashioned script or invent your own style!



Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays during the holidays.
Starts on Tuesday 22 April. Finishes on Thursday 1 May.
10.00 am - 2.30 pm.

 

The activity takes 20-30 minutes.


Cost: $2.00

Bookings are not required unless you have a group of 5 or more.

 

 

PAPAKURA HERITAGE CEMETERY WALK


Back by popular demand.

Heritage Walks in the Papakura Cemetery.

Join Dr Michelle Ann Smith on a guided walk around the cemetery for an interesting look at some of the families and individuals who have contributed to the District's rich and diverse history.


Read more for dates and times.
 

 

AVAILABLE FROM THE MUSEUM:

 

 

POSTCARDS

The Museum has produced a set of four
quality postcards featuring scenes from Papakura's past.

$4.00 per set.

These can be purchased via our
reception desk.

Publications

 

 

Publications

Over the years several well researched and well written books  covering the history of Papakura have been published.

Others have focused on churches, schools, sports clubs, and societies and been published in connection with centenaries or other milestones.

Please click here [link coming soon] for details on availability and our current specials.


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