One of the very best, most innovative regional museums in New Zealand.

The museum and art gallery has a reputation as one of the very best, most innovative regional museums in New Zealand. In recent years we have undergone significant change including major building extensions, redevelopment of all exhibition spaces, and the establishment of a broadly representative Board of Trustees. Our vision is to become an integral part of the community of Tairāwhiti and our role extends beyond our own four walls to the most remote parts of the region.

The museum features hanging exhibitions of regional history, local and national art exhibitions, and a historic cottage and ship to explore. Changing exhibitions of regional history, local and national art exhibitions, and a historic cottage and ship to explore.

Opening hours:
Monday to Saturday, 10am - 4pm.
Sunday & Public Holidays, 1.30pm - 4pm.
Closed Easter Friday, Christmas Day and Boxing Day.
Free parking.

Exhibit Cafe located in the museum is open Monday to Saturday, 10am - 3pm.

Admission:
$5 visiting adults
Free entry every day for Tairāwhiti residents, under 12 free.

CONTACT DETAILS

Phone: 06 867 3382
Email: info@tairawhitimuseum.org.nz
Address: 10 Stout St
City: Gisborne

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From significant historical landmarks to stunning natural wonders, Tairāwhiti is home to an extraordinary mix of must-see and must-do attractions and experiences.

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