Southland Museum and Art Gallery, Invercargill

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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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  • Closed due to building issues. No warning. Nothing in Info centres etc. Disappointed. Had to write all this as TripAdvisor wouldn’t allow review that just said closed  more »
  • The museum was not open, but we went to see the Tuatara. These can be viewed at the back of the building. We could clearly see about seven tuatara in their enclosures inside the building. Free to.....  more »
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