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SORRY - THE AQUARIUM IS TEMPORARILY CLOSED FOR RENOVATION. HOWEVER THE NZ MARINE STUDIES CENTRE AT PORTOBELLO IS STILL OPEN FOR EDUCATION PROGRAMMES – SEE WWW.MARINE.AC.NZ FOR DETAILS. From seaweed and shellfish...

The social history of this farming community is illustrated through an eclectic collection and the recreation of scenes from the past. One of our most interesting objects is a unique submarine named Platypus, designed...

The Harbour & Tyne Historic Precinct is the original commercial area of Oamaru. Largely built in the period 1870's to 1890's, it remains today as New Zealand's most complete Victorian streetscape. The large and impressiv...

Ophir, formerly known as Blacks No 1 or Blackton, was a thriving gold mining town established in the 1860s. In 1875 the settlement, complete with stores, hotels, banks, churches, hospital, police station and school, w...

In 1958, concern was being expressed that some older tractors were being collected and taken out of the West Otago area. Mr Murray Rodger and Mr Bill Thomson called a meeting in the Kelso Hall in February 1958 to discu...

Located in the former Vincent County Council Building, this museum presents a visual history from Run Holding to the Dunstan Gold Rush. You will find domestic articles, records, church histories, books and photographs. ...

Situated in the former railway station, the Ranfurly Display Centre traces the history of the township with an extensive collection of photographs and text. A slide audio-visual Maniototo Seasons depicting the surroundin...

Our collection of 9000 items dates from the 19th century whaling days of the Waikouaiti area. Memorabilia and artefacts are displayed in an historic building, one of the oldest banks in the country that is still in use. ...

The Fort features a series of underground tunnels leading to the Armstrong disappearing Gun and magazine area where the Museum is housed. There is a focus on early Maori presence in the area (Pa) and the military involve...

New Zealand’s farming community is indebted to Ernest Hayes, a farmer and flour miller who began producing and selling farm tools from his Oturehua property in Central Otago. As well as the internationally acclaimed p...

The museum has collections of photographs as well as donated items reflecting the early European settlement through to the present day. Items of farming interest and the wider rural and local community are displayed.

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