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Nelson
Nelson
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Christchurch
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Dunedin
Queenstown
Queenstown
Blenheim
Blenheim
Greymouth Greymouth Invercargill
Invercargill
Milford Sound Milford Sound Westport
Westport
Hokitika
Hokitika
Franz Josef Franz Josef Kaikoura Kaikoura Timaru
Timaru
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  • Motueka, Nelson, Wakefield

    Motueka

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    Housed in the old High School building, town centre. View our displays of artefacts from Motueka’s past, plus changing exhibitions and public research room more...

    Nelson

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    Since 1842 the museum has acted as guardian and the gateway through which the wider community can access their regional history. The special exhibitions gallery also regularly hosts a number of curated or travelling exhibitions more...
    An iconic ‘must see’ Nelson NZ visitor attraction that celebrates two distinctly different passions. A world class collection of classic cars can be viewed alongside incredible wearable works of art from all around the globe more...

    Wakefield

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    This museum is a peaceful park, 2km from Wakefield. “Live steam days” are held on the first Sunday each month and every Sunday in January, from 10am to 4pm. It features old tractors, engines, a working sawmill, many exhibits from yesteryear more...
  • Takaka

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    This museum is housed in the former 1910 council office in Collingwood, and was established as a museum in 1969. Display rooms feature aspects of the early development of the district – home and school, gold, coal, timber and farming, military, horse gear more...
    Appropriately sited in the old Collingwood Cheese Factory this museum features all manner of early tractors, farm machinery and implements, vehicles, horse gear and a wide range of settlers’ items. A working steam section with ‘Steam Up’ days is held at Easter, Labour Weekend, Christmas/New Year more...
    Golden Bay Museum displays a Diorama depicting Abel Tasman’s 1642 encounter with local Maori. There are displays on Maori and European history, minerals and shells of the region. more...
  • Christchurch, Yaldhurst

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    Come and discover one of the world’s premier military aviation collections at the Air Force Museum of New Zealand more...
    Canterbury Museum is a treasure trove of riches. Its collections have engaged and delighted visitors from all over the world for more than 130 years more...

    Yaldhurst

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    The museum is committed to offering visitors a full and rich experience of New Zealand's technological past and has a unique, rural setting, close to the centre of Christchurch and International Airport. more...
  • Dunedin, Port Chalmers

    Dunedin

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    Discover rare objects, special exhibitions and a live butterfly rainforest experience at the Otago Museum, welcoming you 364 days a year. more...
    Otago Settlers Museum is the region's finest social history museum; telling the stories of Dunedin and Otago's people from early settlement to the present day more...

    Port Chalmers

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    The Regional Maritime Museum at Port Chalmers is the focal point for the social and maritime history of the small port town of Port Chalmers, Dunedin’s West Harbour area, and the Otago coast more...
  • Wanaka

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    The museum is the result of one man’s dream and 50 years of collecting and preserving pieces from the past. The transport collection boasts rare and unusual aircraft, cars, trucks, motorcycles, fire appliances, military vehicles and tractors more...
  • Arrowtown

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    The Lakes District Museum has a reputation for their innovative displays, changing historical and art exhibitions and supporting heritage work in the community more...
  • Invercargill

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    The distinctive pyramid shaped Southland Museum and Art Gallery is located in central Invercargill and features a wide range of exhibits and activities that will interest any visitor to the scenic South more...
  • Blenheim

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    Marlborough Museum is in Brayshaw Park, surrounded by all things heritage! The Museum celebrates an inspiring collection of items which tell the story of Marlborough more...
    Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre presents the outstanding Knights of the Sky exhibition, featuring Sir Peter Jackson’s own collection of WW1 aircraft and artifacts more...
    Welcome to Omaka Classic Cars - a unique collection that gives a special insight into both Marlborough and New Zealand motoring from the 1950's to the 1980's more...
  • Greymouth

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    Discover how the pioneers lived and developed the West Coast more...
  • Alexandra

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    The Central Stories William Bodkin Memorial Museum showcases the unique stories of Central Otago. These stories include; Geology; early explorers; social history; gold, dredging & mining; farming, orcharding and viticulture; and many more besides more...
  • Picton

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    Discover the fascinating history of the Edwin Fox, the worlds 9th oldest ship. Now on permanent display in Picton, New Zealand. Learn all about her fascinating round the world adventures and her checkered history from troop carrier to immigrant ship, even convict transporter more...
  • Geraldine

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    On display are over 1400 exhibits. These include 101 tractors from 1912 onwards, including the oldest working tractor in New Zealand and thirty vintage cars from 1905 more...
  • Murchison

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    Main feature of this museum is photographs and stories of 1929 Murchison Earthquake. It also houses vintage farm machinery and implements, local historical publications along with photographic and document archives. more...
  • Owaka

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    So what's in here? Things that tell a story or ten + something that enlivens the past + that may not be seen again + that tells you just what you need to know + that gives you a better understanding + that answers your questions about The Catlins more...
  • Okains Bay

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    The Okains Bay Maori and Colonial Museum is a must see destination on Banks Peninsula. The exhibits include a working Blacksmith's shop, a print shop, a saddlery, the restored school and the former Akaroa grandstand more...
  • Naseby

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    These museums highlight the early history of the numerous small settlements which make up the Maniototo region more...

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