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.

Contact Details

28 Shearman Street, Waimate, South Canterbury

Museum: 64 3 689-7832 Archives: 64 3 689-7842



Visitor Information

28 Shearman Street, Waimate, South Canterbury

Museum: Tuesday-Friday 12-3pm, Archives: By appointment.

By Donation


Membership club

Reference library

Wheelchair access

Other Facilities

Archives Email Address: archives@waimatemuseumandarchives.org.nz
-44.73237 171.04607 16 Waimate Museum & Archives