To our new website !
This website is currently under development and we're adding to it all the time.
If you want to get in touch, please contact the Museum directly - see "Contact Us" page.
Our Museum as viewed from
the Picton Foreshore
The Picton Museum has a collection of some 2000 items of Maori, Whaling, Maritime, Heritage and Textile displays.
We take pleasure in sharing these treasures with the Local, National and International community.
So step in and step back to the fascination of Picton and the Marlborough Sounds' historic past!
The Museum on London Quay is open from 10 am to 4 pm, 7 days a week closing only on Christmas Day. Entry fees are Adults $5, Students $3 and School Children$1.
Maori Whaling Maritime Heritage Textiles
PICTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY THANKS THE FOLLOWING SPONSORS AND DONORS THIS YEAR:
Marlborough District Council
Port Marlborough New Zealand Ltd
Canterbury Community Trust
Picton, in the Marlborough Sounds at the top end of the South Island of New Zealand has a population of the greater area of around 4,100 which more than doubles in summer, when holiday homes in the Sounds are in use.
Whether you are a lifetime advocate of heritage preservation or new to our cause
we invite you to join us.
Annual Membership fees are $20 family or $15 individual.