South Canterbury Museum, Timaru

4.7
#2 of 10 in Things to do in Timaru
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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4.4
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  • July 26, 2017
    Although many of the old, which offers a very small Museum of local history and Canterbury stuff are on display and are subject to the animal specimens exhibited nothing like butterfly specimens, this is a very beautiful sights you can see them wear old clothes (not a few points) are also corner the corner admission is free so visit:)
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  • June 5, 2017
    The South Canterbury Museum gives visitors an excellent background introduction to the history and development of a wide area of the South Island. This helps one to better appreciate the features of t...  more »
  • May 3, 2017
    This museum is a must to go to - it was well set out, had fabulous displays, including a plane hanging from the roof. Congratulations for a great effort. Would certainly recommend.  more »
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  • Because they make learning history fun for the young and the old. Every time I visit I enjoy my time, the staff are berry friendly, knowable and helpful
  • cold but a great visit!
  • H fine Museum! Love it!
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