Murchison Museum & Information Service

Buller Region

This small volunteer-run museum showcases all sorts of local memorabilia (coins, minerals, telephones, sewing machines, toasters etc), the most interesting of which relate to the 1929 and 1968 earthquakes. In winter it covers as the information centre.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Buller Region attractions

1. Denniston Plateau

27.7 MILES

Six hundred metres above sea level, Denniston was once NZ's largest coal town, with 1500 residents in 1911. By 1981 there were eight. Its claim to fame…