Russell Museum tells the story of the Russell township, recording the earliest years of Mäori/European contact, including a 1:5 scale model of Cook's Endeavour. There are also artefacts relating to Russell's 100 years as a port of call for whaling ships. A 12-minute DVD outlines Russell's history. The Museum sells Heritage Trail booklets to encourage visitors to explore the town and its vicinity. The shop specialises in Northland books and souvenirs from the area.
2 York Street, Russell 0202
2 York Street, Russell
Feb-Dec: Daily 10am - 4pm Jan: Daily 10am - 5pm
Adults: $10.00 Children: $3.00 Family rate: $10.00 per Adult and accompanied children free