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Murchison Museum

Te rohe - Location
60 Fairfax St, Murchison

Ngā haora mahi - Opening hours
Daily 10am-4pm
Except statutory holidays

Te utu - Admission
By donation

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 machinery building adjacent to the main museum is a modern building but styled as a barn type building of yesteryear. Goldmining, sawmilling and agriculture are also themes at the museum. There is a static display of early agricultural machinery.

Facilities and information for family and historical research are provided.

Ngā momo kohinga -
Collection Strengths

Natural history and sciences

Social history


Ngā wāhi -

  • Murchison Museum

    Reference library

  • Murchison Museum

    Wheelchair access

  • Murchison Museum


  • Other facilities

    Museum brochures / Picnic area

Whakapā mai -

  • Murchison Museum

    Postal address

    PO Box 108, Murchison

  • Murchison Museum

    Phone number

    64-3-523 9392

Kei te mahere -
On the map