Thames Museum

The collection features articles from early Thames including a unique display of handcrafted kauri models of heritage buildings. Other displays include artifacts from forestry work, kauri gum extraction, gold mining and the heavy industries associated with it, pioneer-era Thames newspapers, photographers and domestic life.
New displays are being planned for a Maori Taonga Gallery and Thames timeline.

Contact Details

503 Cochrane St, Grahamstown THAMES 3500

64-7-868 8509


Visitor Information

Corner of Pollen and Cochrane Streets, Grahamstown, Thames. North end of Pollen Street.

Monday to Saturday: 10am to 1pm Other Times by Appointment

Adult $5.00 Child $2.00 Family - school-age children accompanied by 2 adults $10.00 Groups welcome School Groups $2.00 per person, including adults. Current members: No charge


Function space

Guided tour

Membership club


Reference library


Wheelchair access

Other Facilities

Education programmes by prior arrangement / Museum brochures / Tourist brochures / Wheelchair available
-37.13416 175.5401 16 Thames Museum