Hokitika Museum

The Carnegie Building is currently open from 10am to 2pm daily housing some museum exhibits.

During the height of the gold rushes, the West Coast was teeming with people. In the late 1860’s it has been calculated that about 12% of the population of New Zealand lived on the West Coast



The Archives & Research Centre is currently accessible on an appointment-only basis. Please contact us on: ph 03 755 6898 |  email enquiries@hokitikamuseum.co.nz


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For general museum business or donations,

ph  03-755 6898 | email enquiries@hokitikamuseum.co.nz


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