The Ashburton Museum provides an extensive archive and offers functional research facilities to help you learn about your past, research specific subjects or discover further information on historic events.


Explore records relating to various types of property across the Ashburton District, from rural farms…

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Ashburton Museum holds a large collection of archival material pertaining to local history, business, clubs,…

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We’re extremely proud to have the job of preserving our collection of over six million…

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Ashburton Museum holds newspapers dating back to the 1870s on microfilm, with some physical copies…

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Ashburton Museum houses an impressive collection of maps. These maps vary in scale, from suburb…

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Our collection includes many military treasures, including objects, archives and photographs that help tell the…

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