Project 1225 is about building a new museum, storage facility and tuatara enclosure for Invercargill and Southland. Visit project1225.co.nz to learn more.
He Waka Tuia
The He Waka Tuia Art + Museum space is a joint initiative between the Invercargill Public Art Gallery and the Southland Museum and Art Gallery.
It is to ensure that our local community and visitors can still access our collections, experience our history and stories and appreciate a variety of cultural endeavours, delivered in innovative and experiemental ways.
Mon – Friday: 10am – 5pm
Weekends: 11am – 2.30pm
Closed Good Friday and Christmas Day.
For more information visit hewakatuia.nz
Southland Museum and Art Gallery
The museum was closed to the public indefinitely on Thursday, 12 April 2018.
The Southland Museum and Art Gallery Trust Board commissioned consultant Tim Walker to undertake a strategic review of the museum, which includes recommendations for its redevelopment.
The report and its appendices can be viewed below:
Other Southland Museums
Southland Fire Museum
Corner Jed and Spey Streets.Invercargill
Open every Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday 11.30am to 3pm; gold coin
Thornbury Vintage Tractor and Implement Museum
1pm to 4.30pm Sundays.
Tractors, trucks, farm equipment; the flagship is the 1914 Avery tractor.
After hours visits can be arranged at these numbers: 03 2246198, 03 2246207,
or 03 2246213