170-172 Palmerston Street, Riverton, Southland
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10am - 5pm daily. We close at 4pm during winter (after easter until Labour Weekend).
Closed on Good Friday and Xmas Day.
Adults $9, Children (14 years and under) free.
Please enquire for group rates.
The Museum covers the history of the Western district of Southland encompassing Riverton and its environ. Includes all aspects of colonial life starting with Maori and the whalers, through to the development of the town to the 1930's, spanning over 100 years. Also on display are military items and natural history collections. Part of the museum is housed in the historic courthouse.
Our collection is stored in a secure, alarmed and monitored facility.
Information on our collection shown here has been collated by volunteers to the best of their knowledge. We welcome any information that can assist us in corrections.
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Natural history and sciences
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On the map