Life like displays showcase local Maori traditions such as tool making and harvesting, whaling history, early European settlers way of life and industries such as logging and farming, Chinese mining history, and war stories from ANZAC and Passchendaele.
We also have a Discovery Depot, which has a focus on the geology of the area, and gives you the opportunity to use our microscope and access to our library of geology resources.
Christopher Aubrey - Exhibition
February - 15 May 2018
Our collection of Aubrey’s watercolour paintings date back to the 1879. This exhibition showcases ten scenes from Western Southland. Entry is included with usual museum entry ($8), or for the exhibition only $3.