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?

    Museum opening hours are:

    Open every day from 10am - 4pm.

    Arrowtown Post Office opening hours:

    Monday - Friday 10am - 2pm


    In our gallery now...


    Showing Off 2022

    Wakatipu High School

    8th September - 9th October

    Senior Art Students exhibiting works of design, painting and photography.