If you are a local or you are visiting Christchurch and are interested in history including classic cars and other forms of transport and technology from the last 100+ years be sure to pay our amazing privately collected museum a visit, we are sure you will enjoy your visit to Yaldhurst Museum.
We guarantee a trip down memory lane and for our younger visitors an insight into how things used to be.
Our on-site cafe (no museum visit is necessary) is open to the public daily from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm it can seat 40 people and is perfect for functions and club meetings.
We offer barista Coffee (Underground coffee roasting Co.) and a wonderful hot and cold food range of fresh produce on our menu.
For over 49 years the museum has been committed to offering a unique experience of New Zealand's technological past in a rural setting, close to the center of Christchurch and International Airport.
Our displays reflect real character and atmosphere that excites memories of the past. Yaldhurst is unique and owes its special character to its history. The collection is housed on the original family property, the homestead
of which was built in 1876.The Yaldhurst Museum
has amassed an eclectic mix of road transport including one of the largest and finest collection of horse drawn vehicles in the country.
We have over 50 Cars on display covering a period of 100 years