The family thoroughly enjoyed the visit. Good to see everything is well preserved for all generations to learn and appreciate.
About Lakes District Museum & Art Gallery
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I loved this museum. I attended with my son on a reasonably busy Saturday and we were both caught up in the history of the town but also pre history of local wildlife and the Moa in particular. The sets were great and realistic. Well...More
The museum is next door to the Arrowtown bus stop so we popped in to check it out.. It cost us $10 each and we spent about an hour going around the various displays. We really enjoyed it, it's packed to the max with interesting...More
Thank you for your great review! See you next time. J
One of the best Museums we have visited in years. A 'must see' if you are in the area and plenty to keep you occupied for ages. Fascinating insight into the history of the area and town ....
Thank you! We are very proud of our museum and love hearing that our visitors have enjoyed it so much as well. J
This is certainly worth visiting. The displays are varied and interesting, with items to attract adults and children alike. If you want to stop to read about and ponder all of the exhibits, allow a couple of hours for this. Good value for the admission...More
The Lakes District Museum should be the first stop for new visitors to Arrowtown. Arrive early when it's quiet so you can wander through all of the exhibits. Arrowtown has a fascinting history so it's worth taking the time to read all of the information...More
We couldn't agree more! A visit to the museum is essential for anyone interested in the history and development of the Wakatipu area. We are pleased you enjoyed your visit. J
what a great stop - steeped in history and large connecting rooms. we found the basement area a bit dark and hard to read some of the information , but a huge surprise to learn more about the area!!!
Thanks for your review. We will have a look at the lighting downstairs and make sure we haven't blown any light bulbs! J
Travel to Arrowtown via your own vehicle or use Connectabus which runs a scheduled service from Queenstown. The surprisingly extensive museum complex is set around 3 historical buildings including the town’s original bank. The exhibits present an authentic picture of early Maori, the harsh pioneering...More
We visited Arrowtown to view the Lake District Museum! Do try and visit this museum. The museum is run by volunteers and has the most interesting articles and artefacts on this town and its history. A real gem. Don't miss a walk through the historic...More