Museum in Arrowtown

Lakes District Museum & Gallery

Exhibits cover the gold-rush era and the early days of Chinese settlement around Arrowtown. Younger travellers will enjoy the Museum Fun Pack ($5), which includes activity sheets, museum treasure hunts, greenstone a…
Historic Site in Arrowtown

Chinese Settlement

Arrowtown has NZ’s best example of an early Chinese settlement. Interpretive signs explain the lives of Chinese diggers during and after the gold rush (the last resident died in 1932), while restored huts and shops …
Church in Arrowtown

St Patrick's Catholic Church

Apart from its impressive Star of David–shaped rose window, this 1874 stone Gothic Revival church wouldn't be worth noting if it weren't for its connection to Australia's only Catholic saint. Acclaimed educator St M…