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Lakes District Museum & Art Gallery, Arrowtown
Categories: Art Museums, Museums
Situated in the center of Arrowtown, Lakes District Museum & Art Gallery showcases the town's pioneering history, regional art work, and more. Learn about the Lake District's past through interactive and hands-on displays. Discover early Maori life and Arrowtown's gold-mining era in the history museum, or try your luck panning for the precious metal in the Arrow River. Head to the gallery to view impressive local art (fall visitors shouldn't miss the annual Autumn Festival Art Exhibition). The museum complex offers a guided tour of its buildings as well as the historical town center, and boasts a delightful souvenir shop. You can even stop into its working post office, built in 1915. Use our Arrowtown vacation generator to arrange your visit to Lakes District Museum & Art Gallery and other attractions in Arrowtown.
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We visited Arrowtown 40years ago .We came back to bring friends who are visiting NZ for the first time from Perth Australia. They loved it and I just say it was like visiting for first ti.e myself.
We did this as it was raining. Glad we did. Very well laid out and full of interesting facts about the region. The exhibits are very well laid out and some unique pieces amongst it. Would recommend a ... read more »
We were spending the day around Arrowtown area and this was on the list. Our $10 entry was worthwhile, a great collection that has been presented in a wonderful setting. Learnt so much about the local... read more »
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