Museum in Westport & Around

Coaltown Museum

This modern museum retells the same old yarns of hard times, but with well-scripted display panels alongside an excellent selection of photographs, surrounding relics of local industries and general pioneer ephemera…
Historic Site in Westport & Around

Denniston Plateau

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 was the fantastically steep Denniston Incline, which hurtled la…