Hokitika Museum

The display areas of the Hokitika Museum are currently closed for earthquake restrengthening. 

However, the Research Centre  is open by appointment from Monday to Thursday 10am – 4pm.

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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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