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BULLS & DISTRICT HISTORICAL SOCIETY INC

The Bulls Museum is operated by the Bulls and District Historical Society Inc.

The museum was established in 2001 in premises which started life as 'The Stables', operated by W. Meads & Sons around 1910. The immediate previous occupant was M & P Young, Greengrocers.

A large collection of mainly local memorabilia has been amassed.

The museum's entrance area recognises the establishment of the district, the early history of the town and a replica counter resembling James Bull's shop, James Bull being the town founder. There are also regularly changed displays associated with either a segment of the museum's collection or a topic with a local flavour and some historical significance.

Through double sliding doors the garage opens with a living area on the left, then a kitchen display and a workshop. The main theme is esquire-orientated (there is a proposal to build a stable to house these items) and the backbone of the Rangitikei - farming.

The vision for Bulls Museum is to preserve the early history of Bulls, to promote this to local and international visitors, and to provide a research facility. To meet this vision the museum is staffed by volunteers and is open daily from 10am to 3pm or by request.


Contact Us:

Bulls Museum
81 High Street
Bulls
Email: bulls.museum@gmail.com

Bulls & District Historical Society Chairman:
Nevin Bott, Phone 06 322 1991

 

The Bulls Museum today
The Bulls Museum today
The Bulls Museum building in the early 1900s when it served as a stable
The Bulls Museum building in the early 1900s when it served as a stable
The first Bulls Town Hall
The first Bulls Town Hall, built by the Rangitikei Town Hall Company. To its left is the building currently housing the Bulls Museum
Bulls Museum featured on Truck Journal cover

 

 

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