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Learn about the fascinating history of the Southern Lakes district, with a visit to the Lakes District Museum.

Located in historic Arrowtown, the Lakes District Museum is home to intriguing artifacts, photos, films and details of the region's Maori and Chinese settlers as well as the pioneering gold rush. Adjoining the museum is an excellent art gallery that features local and international exhibitions.