Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre, Mt. Cook Village

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Discover the history of the Aoraki/Mount Cook region at Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre, featuring exhibits about legendary explorer, mountaineer, and philanthropist Sir Edmund Hillary. The center also offers visually spectacular shows at the combined 3D cinema and digital planetarium. The museum serves as an ideal prelude to a walk on one of the many surrounding mountain trails, suitable for a range of fitness and ability levels. After your walk, stop for a bite at the center's cafe, offering views of region's snow-topped mountains. Put Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu) travel planner.
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  • The main attraction at Hermitage Hotel, a tribute to Sir Edmund Hillary, NZ first Himalaya’s climber, humanitarian, ambassador and one of the world's greatest explorers. The Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine....  more »
  • Very educational! Stories and artifacts about Sir Edmund Hillary and an amazing 3D show of Mount cook! Great experience and worth visit.  more »
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