South Canterbury Museum, Timaru

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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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  • fabulous range of interesting local and NZ artifacts and photos etc well worth a visit either as local of traveller  more »
  • 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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  • 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 »
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  • Great variety. Friendly staff. Highly knowledgeable. Free entry. Great for the family :)
  • Its good place too visit.learn abit about old days.its got some cool butterflys&pictures of timaru .
  • Great place to take the kids. A lot for them to see and learn about.
  • Interesting display of the history of fishing in the timaru area. Very well done
  • 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

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