Museum and Archives

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​​​​​North Otago Museum

The North Otago Museum tells the stories of the natural and cultural history of the Waitaki District. 

For more information please visit the Culture Waitaki - North Otago Muse​um website​.

Graphic concepts for the Our Land theme being developed for the new Museum displays, to be opened March 2020

Graphic concepts for the Our Land theme being developed for the new Museum displays, to be opened March 2020. ​

60 Thames Street, Oamaru 9400. Access is currently via our Steward Street entrance.

Phone: +64 3 433 0852 | Email: museum@waitaki.govt.nz

Monday to Friday 1pm-4.30pm. Entry is free.

Closed on weekends and public holidays.

The main Museum display space is closed for redevelopment until March 2020. Our temporary display space is open to the public and is a live exhibition featuring the work in progress for the redevelopment of our main displays. Visit this exhibition and you can view our concept work, working graphic concepts, design drawings, information and lists of object selections, proposed materials and colour schemes guiding our work as well draft textual information about stories and themes. On Wednesday afternoons between 2-4pm Museum staff will also be available to talk with you about the project.

The Museum is closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day and Good Friday.



Waitaki District Archive

The Archive was created and launched in 1987 to recognise a need to protect the valuable documentary material and records of Waitaki District. The Archive has grown over the years and now collects important records about the community of Waitaki District. These records include photographs, records of local clubs and societies, records of local businesses and individuals, local school records and newspapers.

For more information please visit the Culture Waitaki - Wai​taki District Archive​ website. 

Peace Parade, 19 July 1919, JMB Collection, Archive 105019

Peace Parade, 19 July 1919, JMB Collection, Archive 105019​

60 Thames Street, Oamaru 9400. Access is currently via our Steward Street entrance.

Phone: +64 3 433 0852 | Email: archive@waitaki.govt.nz  

  • Monday to Friday 1pm-4.30pm. Entry is free.

  • Closed on weekends and public holidays. 

You can also contact the Archive about an enquiry by email on archive@waitaki.govt.nz

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