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In 1844 a brick schoolhouse was built for the Church of England elementary school in Nelson. It was later briefly used as a public school, then from 1860 to 1895 it was again an Anglican Church school for boys and became...

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...

Our collections began with those of the former Takaka Museum, owned by Margaret Wilson QSM, long-time resident of Golden Bay/Mohua. In 1985 a group of local people agreed to purchase her collection, raising $75000 over s...

Isel House is an important Historic Home set in 4ha of park, consisting a number of NZ's oldest exotic tree species, and a collection of rhododendrons. The house, b.1849, is interpreted in layers of time, and includes a...

Lillia's Lace Museum houses a large private collection of antique lace in various forms and types, some unique to New Zealand and also relating to New Zealand's history. Tools and things, relating to threads, weaving, s...

Motueka District museum is right in the centre of town - the old High School building (1913) and has been registered with NZ Historic Places Trust since 2002. The museum shows artefacts from Motueka's past. As well as s...

The main focus is on the effects of the 1929 Murchison Earthquake. There are photographs and written accounts of the devastation at the district and the experiences of the local people of the time. The vintage machine...

A steam museum consisting of a boiler to provide steam to power seven stationary steam engines of various types and five steam powered water pumps. Also two steam traction engines, one of which is operational. Also at th...

The museum exhibits, cares for and stores an extensive and varied regional collection. Objects include those collected since the 1840’s to the present day. The Museum: Town Acre 445, Nelson The Lower Gallery exhib...

The Suter Art Gallery Te Aratoi o Whakatū is the public art gallery for the Nelson region. Established in 1899 as a memorial to Bishop Andrew Burn Suter, the second Bishop of Nelson, The Suter is the oldest regional art...

The National WOW Museum complex in Nelson is home to two collections representing innovation in design, the world’s only World of WearableArt (WOW) Museum and a treasured Classic Car Collection. Since 2001, visitors h...

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