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Fairlie Heritage Museum: Tours & Tickets

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47-49 Mount Cook Road, Fairlie 7925, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 September 2019

Well worth a visit to this museum which is run by volunteers full of memorabilia make sure you visit the car museum as well. Afterwards have a cup of coffee and lunch in the great little cafe can recommend the custard square.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 24 August 2019 via mobile

Good for a look with the family, only $6 per adult entry and plenty of interesting things to look at

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 29 June 2019

Had morning tea with wife, kids and the dog. Excellent cakes and coffee. Although it's on the main road it still felt very relaxed.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 20 April 2019

Fairlie Heritage Museum is a charming local center of history presented in an enthusiastic amateurish way that makes is most enjoyable. The exhibits have a dusty appearance and you will feel as if you're wondering around stuff just thrown in a barn, yet it is...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Reviewed 1 March 2019 via mobile

Stopped in here for a short break, and a coffee while driving from Tekapo to Christchurch. Cool organic food items for sale. Nice coffee. Take it for what it is. Nice place to have a coffee and a break from driving.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

The museum gives a thorough insight into Fairlies history. One of the volunteers showed us all the old cars and explained every piece in the “the old days section”. Cafe is run by Swiss people (a little unsure on that - maybe there from the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 16 December 2018

A great museum of an agricultural area, its growth and history. Plenty to look at including sheep shearing and other implements. Good cafe.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 8 November 2018

This is an excellent museum. It tells the history of the town and surrounding area with an excellent selection of exhibits which allow the visitor to get a good for life ther in years gone by.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 187brianm
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

My partner and I always make a point of checking out small rural museums on our travels and we’re so glad we stopped in at Fairlie. Well laid out, informative and interesting, we both really enjoyed our couple of hours wandering around here. Make sure...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank beech-bidois
Reviewed 22 July 2018

We spent a couple of hours at this wee museum, we were hosted and told about the cars and vehicles in the big back shed. Nice way to spend some time.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Shona M
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