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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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Naseby Motoring Museum

Motoring memorabilia, ephemera, manuals, photographs, technology, history.

Morrinsville Museum

A small museum specialising in the history of the Morrinsville district. As well as displays of local artefacts, there is a pioneer cottage and a good archive o...

Driving Creek Railway and Potteries

Driving Creek is a place on the Coromandel Peninsula where art, conservation and engineering come together. The Driving Creek Railway, Arts and Conservation Tr...

CHB Settlers Museum

In 1986 the Historic Bank of New Zealand Building was gifted to the people of Central Hawkes Bay to house a museum. This area is rich in history, Waipawa being ...

Lillia's Lace Museum

Lillia's Lace Museum houses a large private collection of antique lace in various forms and types, some unique to New Zealand and also relating to New Zealand's...

Buried Village incorporating the Museum of Te Wairoa

This Tourism New Zealand 2001/02 'Innovator Award' winning museum displays the largest collection of excavated objects unearthed following a volcanic eruption, ...

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