• Location

    The museum is easy to get to, with plenty of parking. We’re just 10 minutes south of Nelson city, on the way to the airport. If you’re arriving by plane, we’re even closer; follow the signs to find us. There’s also a public bus service available.

  • Hours

    Museum Galleries are open every day 10am – 5pm (except 25th December).

    Our Cafe is open 9.30am – 4pm daily.

    We recommend 60-90 mins to view galleries.


  • Filming & Photography

    Filming and photography is only permitted for non-commercial use.


  • Wifi

    Free WiFi can be found throughout the building.


  • Adult$24
  • Child (5-14 years)$10
  • New Zealand Student$18
  • Senior Citizen (65+)$18
  • Under 5yrsFREE

Family Concessions

  • 1 Adult & 2 Children$34
  • 2 Adults & 1 Child$48
  • 2 Adults & 2 Children$58
  • Extra Child$5

VIP Pass

Enjoy unlimited Museum entry year round by joining as a Museum VIP. Valid 12 months from date of joining.

  • Adult$55
  • Senior Citizen(65+)/NZ Student$40
  • Child (5-14yrs)$25