What's on

NOW ON: Mawhiti Tino Rawe

Clever Crustaceans  

Our awesome new exhibition Mawhiti Tino Rawe Clever Crustaceans is now open!

The exhibition  features an interactive table which includes a microscope for zooming in on these amazing creatures. We've also brought some of the Museum's own crustacean collection out for display.

Be sure to come down to the museum and check out this show. On from 28 June - 23 September 2024.

Developed and toured by the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa and created in collaboration with NIWA Taihoro Nukurangi


While you are here .....

For a fantastic free day out in Timaru visit the South Canterbury Museum.

Explore our two levels full of local nature, history and culture, including film presentations in our Heritage Theatre.

With loads of interactive exhibits and special programmes for children and adults, there is something for everyone to enjoy.  Don't miss a great day out!

Please contact us if you would like more information on our special programmes.