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Opening hours

The Museum public galleries are currently closed.

Hokitika Museum Team are available for enquiries from Monday to Thursday 9.30 am – 4.30 pm

Te Tai - Research Centre

The centre is located at 7 Tancred Street, Hokitika 7810. For research enquiries please submit a Research Services Enquiry form.

Getting here

Hokitika Museum is located at 17 Hamilton Street, Hokitika 7810.


There are two main entrances to Hokitika Museum, one is from 17 Hamilton Street and the other is from 7 Tancred Street. The Hamilton Street access takes you directly into the exhibition galleries (that are currently closed for redevelopment) and Tancred Street access takes you into the Te Tai - Research Centre.


There is a carpark located on the Western side of the Museum, accessible from Revell Street. It has parking spaces suitable for camper vans.

There is also 120 minute free parking in front of the Museum on Hamilton Street


We make an effort to be inclusive and accessible. If you are visiting our Research Centre please contact us and advise us of any special requirements.  

School Visits

We provide education sessions at Hokitika Museum for school students of all ages. Information on our programmes and visiting guidelines are available in our Education section.

Facility and Amenities

Free Wifi


Parent Rooms and changing tables


Visitor Hosts

Hokitika Museum Store

Eating and Drinking

Hokitika Museum Café


Tours and Experiences

Kei hea Tipi te Kuri?- Follow Chips the Dog

Hokitika Heritage Trail

Self-guided town walk

Exhibition 01

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