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 2021

  • 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?

    School Holiday Programme December

    We are open for bookings for our fun and fabulous pre-Christmas holiday programme!

    Running every day between

    Monday 20th Dec - Friday 24th Dec 2021

    9.30am - 12.30pm 

    More information here:


    To sign up, please fill in our BOOKING FORM


    If you have any questions please contact Amanda:

    Museum opening hours are:

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

    Arrowtown Post Office opening hours are:

    Monday - Friday 10am - 2pm


    In our gallery...

    Arrowtown Art Union Exhibition

    Until the 6th of March 2022 come and see an amazing selection of work form local artists