South Canterbury Museum

The South Canterbury Museum has a collection and programme focus on the South Canterbury region. Collections include natural history specimens, Maori artefacts, European settlement, recent social history and documentary history. Permanent exhibitions focus on South Canterbury topics while temporary exhibitions explore a variety of cultural and nature topics.

Contact Details

P O Box 522, Timaru

64-3-687 7212

Visitor Information

Perth Street, Timaru

Tue-Fri 10am ­ 4.30pm Sat-Sun, Public holidays 1:30pm ­ 4.30pm



Membership club

Reference library

Wheelchair access

Other Facilities

Explore some collection highlights here - or search our larger online catalogue on our website! (Click on the web link above)
-44.397366 171.25162 16 South Canterbury Museum