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HISTORY
with HEART

WELCOME TO
THE ASHBURTON
MUSEUM

Dig into the past...and discover what created your future. Engage in educational experiences and uncover the cultural and social heritage of Mid Canterbury and Aotearoa.

What's On

Explore our exhibitions and activity programmes.

The Topp Twins – An Exhibition for New Zealand

29 November 2019 – 9 February 2020 Bringing small town, Rural NZ and that Kiwi can-do attitude, Lynda and Jools Topp are among New Zealand’s best-loved entertainers. Whether…

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Ashburton: Feels like home

20 September – 6 November An exhibition that will no doubt be close to the heart of many locals. Ashburton: Feels Like Home includes quirky and iconic items,…

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Make, Do and Mend

Recycling is at the heart of this colourful and crafty exhibition. Quilts, clothes, and accessories galore! Ashburton’s homemade handiwork is on display, with items from the public, as…

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Mid Winter Burty Challenge

The Burty Challenge is back! Drop in and pick up a challenge card and collect your stamp by doing our treasure bag activity! Don’t forget to also visit…

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Summer Burty Challenge

December 2018 – February 2019 Follow us on Facebook to learn more about what’s on at Ashburton Museum.

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