Pricing and Conditions

Adult $10.00
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Research charges apply

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Can arrange other times for schools and special interest groups.


Rakiura Museum is located centrally within the main Oban township. Managed primarily by volunteers who naturally welcome the chance to talk with you about the history of this amazing region. On show are early Maori artifacts including a Maori cloak and various greenstone adzes.

A great display of early shipping and pioneer homeware shows how the early islanders lived and travelled. Whaling is also featured with tripots and whale skulls on display. An extremely large collection of shells is also a feature. Tour groups and school parties by arrangement.

Research can be undertaken (charges apply) for various history projects, family, whaling and shipping.

Opening times

Business hours:
Summer - Monday to Friday 10.00 am - 4.00 pm; Saturday to Sunday 10.00 am to 3.00 pm. Winter - Monday-Sunday 10.00 am to 3.00 pm Public Holidays- 10.00 am to 3.00 pm. Closed Christmas Day.
Months of operation:
All months of the year


11 Main Road, New Zealand.

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