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The Fort features a series of underground tunnels leading to the Armstrong disappearing Gun and magazine area where the Museum is housed. There is a focus on early Maori presence in the area (Pa) and the military involve...

The Woodville Pioneer Museum has a display of objects and records donated and loaned that pertain to the history of Woodville and the surrounding districts. The main building was Woodville Borough's Library and Librarian...

The history of the automobile, and showing rare and historically important vehicles is the passion behind this museum. The oldest vehicle is an 1864 Michaux pedal bike and the oldest car in the collection is a 1901 Albio...

The museum has collections of photographs as well as donated items reflecting the early European settlement through to the present day. Items of farming interest and the wider rural and local community are displayed.

Buildings include the Waimate North Courthouse built in 1862 which is the oldest courthouse in New Zealand, the Maioha Cottage built in 1875 and Utakura Hall and School built in 1891. Collections include the Fergie N...

Four people with a love of engines started this museum some 12 years ago, in the Clyde Railway Station built in 1907. All of the exhibits will run, including an 1886 American Straw Press, 1910 Burrell Steam Tractor, 1925...

The life of mining and its impact on a small town are at the heart of this comprehensive village museum housed in the historic Coromandel School of Mines building (1897). The well-presented collection covers early goldmi...

This community collection includes memorabilia and comprehensive records of families, clubs, organisations and businesses from the Cust and surrounding districts. The museum has a large photographic collection, and welco...

The building was built in 1894 as a public library for 236 pounds. It has been refurbished and furnished as a colonial cottage of the early 1900's. There is a lounge, dining room, 2 bedrooms, kitchen and scullery and a s...

Dating from the 1840s, these are the oldest surviving farm buildings in New Zealand. They include a stable, storehouse, granary, schoolhouse and privy, built for well-known whaler and trader Johnny Jones. He bought a wha...

The Elvis room in an adapted garage next to the owner's house contains thousands of rare and expensive recordings, souvenirs and memorabilia. There are approximately 4,000 recordings in this collection ­ 80 percent of wh...

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