Phone: 03 234 8260

Hours Open:

  • Weekdays: 10am–4pm
  • Weekends: 10am–4pm
  • Closed on Public Holidays

Amenities: Carpark, Wheelchair Access, Toilets, Gift Shop

Suitable for Ages: Families

The South's ultimate heritage attraction, just 25 mins from Invercargill on the Southern Scenic Route.

Visitor Information Centre . Genealogy Research . Giftshop

The Museum covers the history of the Western district of Southland encompassing Riverton and its environ. Includes all aspects of colonial life starting with Maori and the whalers, through to the development of the town to the 1930's, spanning over 100 years. Also on display are military items and natural history collections. Part of the museum is housed in the historic courthouse.

Opening Hours: 10am - 4.30pm (Winter hours: 11am - 3.30pm)

Map showing Te Hikoi - Southern Journey