21 Centennial Avenue Alexandra

Showcase of Central Otago history

Gift shop, localy made products

live skink, our little 'Treasure'

Historic photo archive

A warm welcome to Central Stories

We are Central Otago's regional Museum, Art Gallery, Research facility and Gift Shop conveniently located at Pioneer Park, Centennial Avenue, Alexandra. Enjoy exploring our website to learn more what we are all about!

Whats on!

Spotlight on Design area is hosting Alexandra wool felter Maureen McKensie. Her lovely wool garments are made mostly of felted merino wool. For a full calendar of events check out the what's on section of this website.

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Remembering Doug Ayson

Doug Ayson

21 August - 4 October 2015

Russell Henderson Art Gallery & Gillian Grant Room

An exhibition of Doug Ayson’s art reflecting back on his considerable impact in Central Otago.

A last opportunity to procure an original artwork by this well known local personality
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