District History Encapsulated

Due to planned renovation/upgrade, the Gore Historical Museum is closed temporarily.

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      closed temporarily
Saturdays                closed temporarily
Sundays                  closed temporarily
Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day.