Your guide to events in Nelson, New Zealand

Nelson Provincial Museum

The Nelson Provincial Museum, Pupuri Taonga O Te Tai Ao is a regional museum in the heart of Nelson city. The museum showcases the Nelson and Tasman regions' history, from geological origins to the stories of individuals and families.

Creating unforgettable experiences that stimulate awareness, celebrate diversity, entertain, and excite action.

10:00am - 5:00pm weekdays
10:00am - 4:30pm weekends / public holidays
The Museum is closed Good Friday and Christmas Day

There is no admission charge to the Regional Gallery for Nelson Tasman residents. Fees may apply for temporary exhibitions.

The general admission fee for non-Nelson Tasman residents is:
Adults $7
Concession (Gold Card) $5
Tertiary Students (with ID) $3
Children* $3
Preschoolers (under 5 years of age) FREE


Nelson & suburbs

Contact and Address

Cnr Trafalgar St and Hardy Street, Nelson 7040