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Established 21 May 2008

This community features New Zealand (NZ) museums and their collections. It is also a directory of museum locations, opening hours, and 'what's on.

Everyone is welcome to search and browse these collections at

This is a growing community, and over time museums will add more and more information on their collections.

The term museum includes: museums, art galleries, whare taonga, tribal museums, cultural centres, historic places, science centres, interpretive centres and exhibition centres.

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Discovery World Tropical Forest

Kids and adults alike will switch on to science in this fully interactive space inside the Otago Museum. Warp yourself with our trick mirror, be in a bubble, st...

Olveston Historic Home

A ‘must visit’ for lovers of arts and culture; Olveston offers a unique glimpse into the extraordinary lives of one of Dunedin's most prominent Edwardian famili...

Steam Incorporated

We have a large collection of ex NZR locomotives and rolling stock, many of which have been fully restored for operation on the main line. We use this equipeme...

TSB Bank Bowls New Zealand Museum

Set against the background of Mount Egmont-Taranaki, this is the only Bowls Museum in the world and contains over 8000 exhibits of the game as played by the men...

Oxford Museum

OXFORD MUSEUM - HISTORY OF THE BUILDING Built 1980 by the Historical Records Society, in conjunction with the Oxford Jaycees, who provided some of the manpow...

Eastern Southland Gallery

Nicknamed the ‘Goreggenheim’ by Saatchi & Saatchi boss Kevin Roberts, the Eastern Southland Gallery is a regional public art museum, situated in the Arts and He...

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