Taste History

With a rich brewing heritage dating back to 1843, Nelson is New Zealand's craft beer capital.  The first hundred years of hop growing and brewing  is celebrated in...

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Cycle Down Memory Lane

Nelson has a long history of cycling.  The bike display has a selection of old and rare bicycles donated by the Winn family whose bike shop operated in...

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Fly The Plane

The Bristol Freighter, known in its heyday as the Merchant Buccaneer, was the last of the Bristol model freighters flying in the Straits Air Freight Express (SAFE) Fleet.  The...

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Meet Dennis & Little Flick

Visit the replica of the Nelson Volunteer Fire Brigade Engine House built in 1867 to see Dennis, our 1954 fire engine and don't miss our Land Rover Fire...

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