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Waikato Coalfields Museum

Dig deep into history at our friendly coal mining museum, housed in the local mine manager's house, built in 1890.
Coal mining displays include a reconstructed mine tunnel, a miner's cottage dating from 1890 and a set of rooms representing a typical miner's cottage interior from 1930-40.
The Museum has an extensive collection of photographs, books and archives relating to coal mining in North Island including two of the major mining accidents in the Waikato. We also have family history records and photographs, & archives on other local industries including brick making.

Appointments required for research.

Collection Type
Historic Site, History, Technology


Contact Details
Postal address iconPO Box 275, Huntly
Telephone number icon07 828 8128
Web address iconhttp://www.coal.net.nz
Email address iconregistrar@coal.net.nz


Visitor Information
Physical address icon26 Harlock Place, Huntly, New Zealand
Hours of operation iconDaily 10.00am - 4.00pm (Except Good Friday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day & New Years Day)
Charges iconEntry by Donation


Facilities
Wheelchair accessReference LibraryParkingFunction SpaceGuided TourMembership ClubToilets
Wheelchair access to ground floor/ research room



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