Kaikoura Museum

Culture and Heritage Museums & Galleries

Open every day except Christmas Day and Good Friday

The Kaioura Museum is a state of the art Museum experience which showcases Kaikoura's rich and diverse natural, cultural and social history.

Displays include excellent exhibits of natural history, Maori taonga, colonial life, whaling, surfing and memorabilia from Kaikoura's past. We also offer research facilities for historians or those wanting to find out more about their family history.

A unique Museum with some exceptional displays and very knowledge staff, the Kaikoura Museum is a must see during your time in in the district.

Opening Hours:

Daily: 10.00am - 5.00pm.


Kaikoura Museum is a registered charity and independently funded. Your visit helps to pay for our ongoing work, projects and programmes.

Adults: $12.00
Seniors, Students, Community Service Card: $10.00
Children: $6.00
Family: $30.00 (2 adults and up to 4 children)
Kaikoura residents: half price with proof



96 West End, Kaikoura, 7300

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