District History Encapsulated

This small museum celebrates the District’s social history. Displays include items from early settlers as well as information about the arrival of southern Maori.

Find out about local icon Sgt Dan, country music star Tex Morton’s link to Gore, and view fascinating fishing memorabilia in the Hook, Line and Sinker display.

Location: 16 Hokonui Drive, Gore (Gore Visitor Centre)

Admission: FREE (donations appreciated)


Open Hours:
Monday to Friday      9.00am to 4.30pm
Saturdays                9.00am to 2.30pm
Sundays                  9.00pm to 2.30pm
Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day.