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The Bluff time Museum is situated on Foreshore Road and features Bluff's Heritage. Exhibits include whaling, oystering, shipwrecks and a working steam engine from the TST Awarua. Pride of place is the oyster boat Monica...

Joseph Brain shipbuilder's family home entirely furnished with late owner's possessions. Kauri villa built 1881.

The Broadgreen House was built in the mid 1850s for one of Nelson’s early settlers and is a fine example of a Colonial Cob House. All eleven rooms have been faithfully and elegantly furnished to represent a lived in fami...

This is one of New Zealand's earliest coal mines, first discovered by Thomas Brunner in 1848. The first commercial mine opened in 1864, coal production reached a peak in 1901 then declined rapidly and ceased in 1942. Bru...

Bulls Museum (which opened in 2001) is situated in the former “Stables” building Est. 1910 in High Street and is operated by the Bulls & Districts Historical Society. The Museum houses an extensive collection of items...

This Tourism New Zealand 2001/02 'Innovator Award' winning museum displays the largest collection of excavated objects unearthed following a volcanic eruption, while opening up the enthralling history of this Māori/Victo...

Trace the history of Mangonui as a whaling port at this privately-owned museum. You will also be visiting the site of a Maori pa, which was occupied when the first American whale ship visited in 1792. Excavations of the ...

Cambridge was named after the Duke of Cambridge, Commander in Chief of the British Army in 1864, and it was established as a town after the New Zealand Wars in the Waikato came to an end. Cambridge Museum's focus is o...

Our mission, as a photographic museum, is to save the photographic heritage and art of Canterbury.

This major New Zealand regional museum holds in trust almost two million collection items of regional, national and international significance. The collections cover a wide range of topics including Canterbury's first pe...

E-Central is a free public space with an indoor playground and a bunch of activities for children. We host events and workshops on a regular basis. Upstairs, we have our digital Studios - MediaLab and OnTV where young pe...

We aim to collect the history and heritage of the people and places of the community of Carterton and surrounding country districts, and to make it available to researchers, genealogists and other interested people. We h...

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