Visit Marlborough Museum

Marlborough Museum is located in Brayshaw Park, which is about five minutes drive (or a 25 minute walk) from the centre of Blenheim. 

Our normal hours are 10 to 4 daily, closed Christmas Day. We are FREE on Saturdays.

When you visit, please wear a face covering, and maintain social distancing.

Enquiries about group discounts are welcome. We also have a significant number of days each year where entry is free, one of the them is always Waitangi Day, February 6. We offer free entry for school age children in the school holidays.

For Archives enquiries, please try and make an appointment, if at all possible. The Archives are usually open 10 -4 on Tuesdays, and by appointment on Thursdays.     

 * Free entry to Marlborough Museum when you bring your Blenheim Riverside Railway tickets to the Museum.

Marlborough Museum

Brayshaw Park

26 Arthur Baker Place (off New Renwick Road)


T +64 3 578 1712

We have ample free parking right outside the Museum!

 You can also get here by train, on the Blenheim Riverside Railway. This mini train runs from Riverside Park, right in Blenheim and follows the Taylor River southwards to Brayshaw Park. For information and departure times from town, or to arrange special trips, please call (03) 578 1712 to confirm details.

Other Places of Interest

Marlborough in Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand

Brayshaw Heritage Park

Marlborough Online

Millennium Art Gallery

The Prow

The Marlborough Express on Papers Past (1868-1920)

Te Papa Museum of New Zealand (Marlborough Collections)