Kōrero: Museums

The four major early museums

This interactive map shows the locations of New Zealand's first four major museums. They were Auckland Institute and Museum, founded in 1852; the Canterbury Museum in Christchurch, founded in 1861; the Colonial Museum in Wellington, founded in 1865; and the Otago Museum in Dunedin, founded in 1868.

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Te Ara – The Encyclopedia of New Zealand

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Conal McCarthy, 'Museums - The foundation years, 1850 to 1900', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/interactive/43864/the-four-major-early-museums (accessed 15 August 2020)

He kōrero nā Conal McCarthy, i tāngia i te 22 Oct 2014