Okains Bay Maori Museum

Okains Bay

Hours: Winter Hours: From 1 May 2023 Saturday & Sunday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, Summer Hours: From 23 October 2023 Thursday – Monday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Closed Tuesday – Wednesday

Phone: 03 304 8611


Nau mai, tauti mai. Welcome to the Okains Bay Museum Visit a very special museum at the heart of historic Okains Bay, gifted to the people of Aotearoa New Zealand by founder Murray Thacker Q.S.M. in 1977. You will enjoy the relaxed environment as you learn about life on Banks Peninsula and Aotearoa New Zealand in former times. Nationally significant taonga Maori and early Pakeha items are among the exciting range of treasures on display in the museum’s diverse complex of heritage buildings. We welcome all visitors and aim to do everything we can to make sure every visitor has an enjoyable time. A Visitor Host is on hand to assist you during your visit. If you have any particular requirements or access considerations, please get in touch with us before your visit.

1146 Okains Bay Rd, Okains Bay


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