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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.

Children’s Holocaust Memorial

20 February 2020 – 26 April 2020 A unique Memorial, education and learning experience honouring the 1.5 million children killed during the Holocaust. To find out more about…

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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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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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Museum Adventurers

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