Lakes District Museum

Open Daily 8:30am - 5pm

  • Information Centre

    Information Centre

    For all your inquires regarding activities, accommodation and general information, our friendly staff are here to assist you. Pop in on your visit or email us to assist you before you arrive in Arrowtown... read more


    Certificate of Excellence 2020

  • Education Programme

    If you are interested in finding out more about our amazing education programme, head over to 

    Hands on History in Arrowtown for more information!


    Visit the Museum

    Built around three historic buildings, our museum is packed full of intriguing information revealing the early social and cultural history of the Wakatipu region.  Don’t forget to hire a gold pan and experience prospecting the Arrow River yourself... read more

  • What's New?

    Museum opening hours are:

    The museum is open every day from 10am - 4pm.

    Arrowtown Post Office opening hours are:

    Monday - Friday 10am - 2pm

    Saturday 9am - 10am for parcel pick up only (no retail sales)


    In our gallery...

    Winter Art Exhibition

    Twenty two local artists exhibit their beautiful recent works.