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Waimate Museum & Archives

Formerly the Waimate Courthouse (1879-1979), the Museum, which is set within a garden setting is part of a complex consisting of 12 separate buildings housing an extensive range of exhibits depicting the Waimate District. The Archive research facilities include local government records, local history books, newspapers, documents and photographs.

Collection Type
Historic Site, History, Maritime, Military, Natural History, Open Air, Technology

Contact Details
Postal address icon28 Shearman Street, Waimate, South Canterbury
Telephone number iconMuseum: 64 3 689-7832 Archives: 64 3 689-7842
Web address iconhttp://www.waimatedc.govt.nz/Waimate/Attractions/WaimateHistoricalMuseum.htm
Email address iconwtemus@xtra.co.nz

Visitor Information
Physical address icon28 Shearman Street, Waimate, South Canterbury, New Zealand
Hours of operation iconMuseum: Mondays - closed, Tuesday-Friday 12-3pm, Saturday 1-3pm (mid December to end of March), Sunday and Public Holidays 1-3pm Archives: Tuesday - Thursday 1:30-4pm
Charges iconBy Donation

Wheelchair accessMembership Club
Archives Email Address: waimatearchives@xtra.co.nz