NZMuseums help

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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Hororata Museum

Hororata Historical Society maintains the historic Cotons' Cottage and the Hororata Museum, which contain a wide range of artefacts, archives and photographs re...

Hocken Collections Uare Taoka o Hākena

Founded on a collection donated by Dr T M Hocken in 1910 and entrusted to the University of Otago for the people of New Zealand, Hocken Collections is a library...

Waikawa Museum and Information Centre

The Museum is housed in a restored school building. We tell our District's stories from the early Whalers, gold-mining, fishing, saw-milling, stone quarrying to...

National Transport & Toy Museum

One of the largest private collections in the southern hemisphere with 4 buildings housing over 650 vehicles, 15 Aircraft, 60,000 toys and miscellaneous items....

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...

Wellington Zoo

Wellington Zoo a magical place of learning and fun, leaving visitors with a sense of wonder and respect for nature, and a belief in the need for a sustainable c...

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