South Canterbury Museum, Timaru
(5/5 based on 45+ reviews on the web)
A regional museum of nature, history and culture. A small team of staff, volunteers and collaborators work hard to care for extensive collections, produce great exhibitions, run dynamic education programmes for schools both at the Museum and around the region, and generally promote local heritage. We're into publishing books, providing research access, and generally getting people engaged with the wonderful natural and cultural heritage of South Canterbury.
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  • A great experience was had at this museum. Lots of interesting things to see. Great examples of fossils and taxidermy. Don't forget to open the drawers where you will find interesting examples of inse...  more »
  • Been here lots of times and always find something new and interesting. Free admission is always a bonus although of course donations are always appreciated. Lots of drawers with cool bits in them for ...  more »
  • They are currently installing a new exhibition and working on the upper floor so that was blocked off, but there was still plenty of items from around the region to look at 
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