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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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Ashburton Art Gallery

Our Vision An accessible, exciting and innovative regional public art gallery which is a source of pride to the Ashburton District community. Our Purpose ...

Arts Centre of Christchurch

Situated in the historic buildings of the original Canterbury University, the Arts Centre is one of Christchurch's most significant cultural attractions. It off...

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...

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki

History, heritage and culture are brought to life at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki. Founded in 1888, it remains New Zealand’s most compelling visual arts ex...

Nairn Street Cottage

Beautifully presented, Wellington’s oldest identified building was built in 1858 as a family home by William Wallis. This was a time when candles were made from...

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...

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