Daily Museum Curator Talk HMS Buffalo

Event Info

July 28, 2015
- July 29, 2015
Start Time
General Admission


11a Esplanade
Post Code


Tuesday 28 July
Wednesday 29th July

What to Expect

Come and learn the fascinating story of the shipwreck of the HMS Buffalo at the Mercury Bay Museum. Join the Curator at the Museum for a special guided tour and insight of the HMS Buffalo exhibit. You will also have time to learn about all of the other highlights this great museum in Whitianga has to offer.
The Mercury Bay Museum is a real treasure of the Mercury Bay with a huge variety of exhibits - the HMS Buffalo exhibition is a highlight. It is 175 years since the HMS Buffalo grounded and then went to pieces in the Mercury Bay.

Come and learn about the incredible history of this ship, its' crew and the story of why it was in the Mercury Mercury Bay and how it came to founder so close to the shore.

Entry Fee:
Gold coin donation
1pm-1.30pm ( the same talk will be held on Tuesday 28th and Wednesday 29th)
No booking required.


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