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(except Christmas Day)
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Charges apply to some short-term exhibitions and activities
55 Cable Street, Wellington
Get best-practice advice on how to manage your collections – from digitising to disaster planning.
Historical garments are a collection object that instantly creates a connection with visitors, as they are everyday objects that tangibly illustrate the values, habits, social status, working and recreational lives of the people who wore them.
Find a bigger audience. Join NZMuseums and share your collections with special-interest groups.
Learn about managing your collection, from your acquisition policy to cataloguing and insurance.
Learn how to care for your collections and report their condition.
Find out how to digitise your collection items to increase access and support preservation.
Be ready for earthquakes, fires, and floods. Protect your staff, visitors, and collections.
The purpose of this resource guide is to provide museums with a foundation from which to develop their own practices and policies around repatriation of kōiwi tangata (human remains).
Manage your institution’s incoming and outgoing object loans.