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Northern Buller Museum, Granity

Located in the centre of Granity (sign posted off the main Road) on a historical site, being coke ovens built early 1900's. We are located in two buildings. Both buildings belong to Solid Energy, but we have an agreement to occupy.

The first is a Nissan hut, which used to be a store for Solid Energy. Inside the Nissan hut we have a variety of displays. Most of the photographs of the area are here on the walls. The photographs range from Granity to Seddonville, including Stockton and Millerton. We have several cubicles with displays including: a bar, with all memorabilia that goes with a bar, a sewing room, kitchen, radios and record players, cameras and equipment, a school room all set out and bassinets and prams. Also in this room are other displays of pianos and assorted items.

The other room consists of mining and saw milling photos and displays plus several working stationary engines related to mining. We also have other machinery and equipment on display. Also in this room are the coke ovens, which are classified as historical. We also have a coal display of an incline and wagons including a restored post office mail wagon.

Collection Type
History, Technology, Historic Site


Contact Details
Postal address icon11 Ives Street, Hector, 7822
Telephone number icon64-3 7828548
Email address iconaleyne@xtra.co.nz


Visitor Information
Physical address icon54-56 Back Road,Granity, 7823, New Zealand
Hours of operation iconSummer: 9 am – 3pm Monday – Friday 1pm – 3pm Saturday & Sunday Winter: 10am – 3pm Tuesday – Friday 1pm-3pm Saturday & Sunday
Charges iconBy donation.


Facilities
Wheelchair accessReference LibraryParkingGuided TourPublic ProgrammesToilets
Shop and cafe close by. Limited reference library. Guided tours if required. Tourist brochures. We also have a picnic table outside and a historic walkway behind the museum. This walkway used to be the stockton, millerton incline that brought coal from the top to the coke ovens below.



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