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?

    Our current opening hours are:

    We are open every day from 10am - 4pm.

    2021 Ray White Arrowtown Autumn Festival Art Exhibition

    We are now accepting entries for the 2021 Ray White Arrowtown Autumn Festival Art Exhibition.

    If you are interested in entering please download an entry form with Ts & Cs here: