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Rakiura Museum

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A visit to Stewart Island isn't complete without a browse through the Rakiura Museum. Established and run by volunteers, the museum houses an extensive collection of items and photographs of Stewart Island's early history, including Maori settlement; muttonbirding; whaling; fishing; timber milling; mining; boat building; transport; schools and churches. Included in the exhibits is an extensive collection of Stewart Island shells and crustacea.

Collection Type
History, Maritime, Taonga Maori, Technology, Transport


Contact Details
Postal address iconPO Box 114 Halfmoon Bay Stewart Island 9846
Telephone number icon03 219 1221
Email address iconstewartislandmuseum@southlanddc.govt.nz


Visitor Information
Physical address iconAyr Street Halfmoon Bay Stewart Island, New Zealand
Hours of operation iconOct - May; Monday-Saturday, 10am-1.30pm Sunday, 12-2pm June - Sept; Monday-Friday 10am-Noon Saturday 10.00am - 1.30pm Sunday, 12-2pm
Charges iconAdult $2 Child 50c School groups by donation



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