Southland Museum and Art Gallery, Invercargill

4.5
Inside the distinctive white pyramid of Southland Museum and Art Gallery you can discover the historical and artistic taonga (Maori for treasures) of the South Island. Browse the extensive and eclectic variety of exhibits, including a dedicated Maori gallery and Southland's natural history and fossil records. Alongside the historical artifacts, the gallery showcase both established and up-and-coming local artisans. The museum also houses the now-iconic breeding colony of Tuatara lizards--often referred to as living fossils. Take a look at our Invercargill tour itinerary planner to schedule your visit to Southland Museum and Art Gallery and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • So disappointing - we had visited previously and wanted to go again as had very positive memories of the displays etc. Shut due to concerns about the building being able to withstand an earthquake. I ...  more »
  • The museum is closed currently because of an earthquake risk so very disappointed. They have a great Antartica expedition. Though closed you can still see the Tuataras from the outside  more »
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