Lakes District Museum & Art Gallery, Arrowtown

4.7
Situated in the center of Arrowtown, Lakes District Museum & Art Gallery showcases the town's pioneering history, regional art work, and more. Learn about the Lake District's past through interactive and hands-on displays. Discover early Maori life and Arrowtown's gold-mining era in the history museum, or try your luck panning for the precious metal in the Arrow River. Head to the gallery to view impressive local art (fall visitors shouldn't miss the annual Autumn Festival Art Exhibition). The museum complex offers a guided tour of its buildings as well as the historical town center, and boasts a delightful souvenir shop. You can even stop into its working post office, built in 1915. Plan your Lakes District Museum & Art Gallery visit and explore what else you can see and do in Arrowtown using our Arrowtown trip builder site .
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  • Surprising museum that is bigger than expected. Spend an hour and learn about the history of Arrowtown.  more »
  • My hubby and I can't tell you just how much we loved this museum! It would have to be the best one we've ever been to, hands down. Really interesting, and cool that it's actually built around the orig...  more »
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