Address: Faraday St, Napier
Adult $9.00, Child $2.50
Open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 9am - 1pm, Saturday 9am - 11.30am
The Faraday Centre is a great place to learn how technology has shaped people's lives throughout the decades.
The Faraday Centre is run by an enthusiastic team of volunteers who all have a passion for history and technology. Many of our volunteers are retired tradespeople and engineers and love to tinker and fix and build things along with sharing their knowledge with our young and older visitors.
Technology doesn't just appear - it evolves over time. The Faraday Centre harnesses this notion and delivers it to visitors in a fun and interactive way.
For example in the home appliance area you'll find a range of ovens dating back to the early 1900s when there was no electricity and coal ranges were used, through to the 1960s basic electrical ovens which most houses had.
The collection is owned by the Hawke's Bay Museums Trust and managed by the Napier City Council.
Closed Christmas Day
Disclaimers and Copyright
While every endeavour has been taken by the to ensure that the information on this website is accurate and up to date, shall not be liable for any loss suffered through the use, directly or indirectly, of information on this website. Information contained has been assembled in good faith. Some of the information available in this site is from the New Zealand Public domain and supplied by relevant government agencies. cannot accept any liability for its accuracy or content. Portions of the information and material on this site, including data, pages, documents, online graphics and images are protected by copyright, unless specifically notified to the contrary. Externally sourced information or material is copyright to the respective provider.
© - https://www.napiernz.com/ / +64 0800 847 488 / email@example.com