The Faraday Centre in Napier, is Hawke's Bay's Museum of Technology. It's a place of discovery where history comes alive through hands on experience. Rather than read and look at pieces of history, we encourage you to touch, hold items, pull levers and truly discover how things would've been in days gone by. Experience history your way.
Community and club groups can arrange tours at times to suit. To arrange a group tour and concession rates please phone +64 6 835 2338 or after hours +64 6 844 7468.
Bus tour operators please contact us for special rates.
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