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The history of the cannabis plant in New Zealand stretches back to the times of the earliest colonists and is full of many interesting and notable stories.
Cannabis was grown in New Zealand as an industrial and medical commodity until it was prohibited in the middle of the 20th century and it remains highly illegal to this day. Yet despite this prohibition, New Zealand has one of the highest rates of cannabis use of any western country.
The New Zealanders involved with this plant over the years have included some of New Zealand's best and brightest as well as many other colourful characters. Come learn the stories behind New Zealand's cannabis culture at this one of a kind museum.
Bitcoin & the SilkRoad
Cannabis & Cricket
Whakamana Cannabis Museum, 66 David Street, Caversham, Dunedin, Dunedin - Coastal Otago, New Zealand.
Horario de apertura
- Horario comercial:
- 10am - 4pm
- Meses de funcionamiento:
- Todos los meses del año
Instalaciones y características
- Proximidad con el aeropuerto:
- 15 minutes by car to airport
- Proximidad con el terminal de autobuses turísticos:
- 5 minutes by car, public bus stop right outside
- Proximidad con el pueblo:
- 5 minutes by car to town
Precios y condiciones
- Más información sobre precios:
- Continually changing exhibits highlight aspects of the history and science of cannabis and New Zealand's cannabis culture. Past exhibits have included, "The History of Cannabis Protest at Otago University", "Hit for Six: The Story of Cannabis and Cricket", and "Bitcoin and the SilkRoad". Free basic tours, with longer more in-depth custom tours available. Accommodation, media production studio and lounge facilities available on-site. Available for private functions including use of spa pool.