A visit to Stewart Island isn't complete without a browse through the Rakiura Museum. Established and run by volunteers, the museum houses an extensive collection of items and photographs of Stewart Island's early history, including Maori settlement; muttonbirding; whaling; fishing; timber milling; mining; boat building; transport; schools and churches. Included in the exhibits is an extensive collection of Stewart Island shells and crustacea.
PO Box 114 Halfmoon Bay Stewart Island 9846
03 219 1221
11 Main Road Oban Stewart Island 9818
Monday-Friday 10.00a.m - 4.00p.m (Summer Schedule) Saturday/Sunday/Public Holidays 10.00a.m - 3.00p.m Closed Christmas Day
Adult $10.00 Child under 16 years with accompanying Adult (Free of charge) School groups by donation (pre-booking essential) Meeting room hire (up to 15 pax) $50 per half day (pre-booking essential)