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Te Hikoi Museum

The Museum covers the history of the Western district of Southland encompassing Riverton and its environ. Includes all aspects of colonial life starting with Maori and the whalers, through to the development of the town to the 1930's, spanning over 100 years. Also on display are military items and natural history collections. Part of the museum is housed in the historic courthouse.

Collection Type
Historic Site, History, Natural History, Taonga Maori, Technology


Contact Details
Postal address icon172 Palmerston Street, Riverton 9822
Telephone number icon64-3-234 8260
Web address iconhttp://www.tehikoi.co.nz
Email address iconinfo@tehikoi.co.nz


Visitor Information
Physical address icon170-172 Palmerston Street, Riverton, Southland, New Zealand
Hours of operation icon10am - 4pm daily. Closed on Good Friday and Xmas Day.
Charges iconAdults $8, Children (14 years and under) free. Please enquire for group rates.


Facilities
Wheelchair accessParkingShopFunction SpaceGuided TourPublic ProgrammesToilets
Research Room: The Riverton Heritage Society (formerly Wallace Early Settlers) open their research room between 1:30 and 4:00 Monday to Friday. Appointments outside these hours can be made if required. Research enquiries to research@tehikoi.co.nz



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