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Tjibaou Cultural Center

Rue des Accords de Matignon, Tina, Noumea, Grand Terre 98845, New Caledonia
+687 41.45.45
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This distinctive piece of architecture contains exhibitions, artifacts and archives.
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Rue des Accords de Matignon, Tina, Noumea, Grand Terre 98845, New Caledonia
+687 41.45.45
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We chose some of the preprepared food from a chilled container and scraped our dishes at the end. However it was OK for us for lunch.

Thank NZer75
Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't feel like we learned too much from this visit. The whole place felt a bit empty and some sections were closed off, I have no idea why because there were other exhibits there that I wanted to walk around? The building itself is...More

Thank DrizzDT
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an amazing representation with loads of interesting architecture and great information. Loved just walking the site. We were there when they had a travel Expo - so great to see in use. A little hard to access - But we taxied there and bused...More

Thank AnkaliRachel
Reviewed 1 week ago

I will recommend people to visit - as it shows you where and what Kanak people's cultural is. If you have a half day to stroll around the center after the exhibition, bring a picnic and enjoy the tranquilising surrounding, and walk along the beach...More

Thank wenwenaustralia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took 2 buses to get here & I'm sure it's interesting to the French but apart from a couple of signs - no english translation anywhere. Front desk people didn't even acknowledge we were there & a security person told us where to go. Small...More

Thank scr1be
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Tjibaou Cultural Center is a bit far out of town but well worth your time. The building is designed by Renzo Piano whom also designed the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris. The buildings are impressive enough but there is also a small art gallery...More

Thank AusDonny
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Outstanding architecture and beautiful gardens make this a must see. It's homage to independence leader Jean-Marie Tjibaou gives the experience a spiritual quality. The displays themselves were interesting but not all that special, but the impression is of a place devoted to the positive development...More

Thank spudman2015
Reviewed 9 May 2017

There is a monthly women's market held here in Sunday so we worked out the bus schedules and headed over - market was small but lots of good food and well attended with good atmosphere. As a bonus the center was free that morning so...More

Thank 5gomad
Reviewed 5 May 2017

We eventually found our way to Tjibou Cultural Centre we had to catch 2 buses and not many people including our hotel knew how to get there or what it was! Such a shame it could be fabulous if the Noumeans took an interest in...More

Thank Julie_B866
Reviewed 2 May 2017

The buildings and grounds of the Tjibaou Cultural Centre are definitely worth visiting. The soaring large contemporary village huts house galleries and the cafe surrounded by beautiful gardens and walkways. It is a delightful contrast to the hustle and bustle of the Port and city...More

Thank jr532015
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Wendy M
What is the entrance fee please in australuan dollars if we get our own transport there
28 April 2017|
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Response from nesral | Reviewed this property |
This was free
Rebecca M
Can you pay for entry into the Tjibaou cultural centre in Australian dollars?
9 January 2017|
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Response from flashgordon2016 | Reviewed this property |
Best to change Aussie Dollars into the local currency : Pacific francs, the Tjibaou Cultural Center have increased their prices now. It is 1000 F this year instead of 500 F last year.
are there any disable Toilet facility there
21 November 2016|
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Response from 1stimetraveller | Reviewed this property |
No. Most authentic touristy places arent very developed for tourists and certainly not for the large number that come off cruise ships. I was not aware of any disability suitable toilets.