Art, Culture & Heritage

Timaru has a rich art and cultural scene. Spend some time - explore your options.

    • Family friendly,Heritage
    Maori rock art tour
    Te Ana Māori Rock Art

    An outstanding cultural experience; interactive, interesting, a must-do.

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    • Family friendly,Free
    Trevor Griffiths Rose Gardens

    Trevor Griffiths Rose Garden in Timaru is a must-see for rose lovers.

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    • Family friendly,Accessible,Heritage,Free
    couple strolling in the rock garden
    The Aigantighe art gallery and sculpture garden

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    • Family friendly,Heritage
    Why you should visit the South Canterbury Museum

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    • Family friendly,Accessible,Local favourites,Heritage
    Scene from model railway at Pleasant Point Rail Museum
    Pleasant Point Museum and Railway

    Rated as one of New Zealand's best preservation railways, but there's loads more to this attraction than that.

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    • Family friendly,Accessible,Heritage
    Exterior Geraldine Museum
    Geraldine Historical Museum

    Check out the history of the Timaru District at our Museums

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    • Family friendly,Accessible,Local favourites,Pet friendly,Free
    Timaru Botanic Garden

    Timaru Botanic Garden has an impressive variety of plants and flowers, an aviary, duck pond and playground.

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    • Family friendly,Accessible,Heritage,Free
    Richard Pearse Memorial
    Richard Pearse memorial

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    • Family friendly,Accessible,Local favourites,Pet friendly,Heritage,Free
    Landing Services Centre
    Landing Services Building

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    • Family friendly,Accessible,Local favourites,Pet friendly,Heritage,Free
    Beautiful roses at bay
    Why you should go to go to the Festival of Roses

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    • Family friendly,Local favourites,Heritage
    Maori Rock Art
    5 reasons to see Māori rock art with Te Ana

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    • Family friendly,Accessible,Pet friendly,Heritage,Free
    Mt Cook Lilies street art
    Street Art

    Our streets are alive with vibrant street art.

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