Mangawhai Museum celebrates life round our harbour with stories as diverse as shipwrecks and gold bullion to geology at the beach, the plight of the Fairy Tern and the saving of the harbour entrance.

Bows and Bells

 Inagural Event!

It’s Christmas excitement at Mangawhai on the 3rd and 4th of December. The Museum is hosting a new Event entitled “Bows and Bells.” Nine rooms at nine venues will be decorated in different Christmas themes including the Museum, with Christmas items for sale.

Santa will be at the museum from 11am till 1pm each day. Tickets are $25 per adult and $50 max for a family. Your ticket has the locations mapped which includes free entry to the museum for all ticketholders.

Around Mangawhai

Lying on the sunny east coast Mangawhai and Mangawhai Heads are only an hour or so from Auckland's North Shore.

Museum Gift Shop

A varied selection of quality gifts and books for all the family.

Jessie's Cafe

Enjoy fine coffee, Devonshire teas and old-fashioned delights at Jessie’s Cafe.

From 9th July

John Foster - A special exhibition featuring the works by John Foster, local artist and farmer ... Download brochure