Black's Point Museum
The museum is situated about 2km from Reefton in the heart of Blacks Point. The museum building is a piece of history in its own right and is one of many in the Reefton area to be lovingly maintained since pioneering times. The building, constructed of pit-sawn timber, was formerly the old Wesleyan Methodist Church and dates back to 1876.
Once you step inside you will find a fascinating collection, housing thousands of exhibits that display the rich and diverse history of an iconic West Coast town. Blacks Point Museum, records the way of life in a mining town and the mural on the left, painted by local resident and well-known cinematographer Alun Bollinger, is a great depiction of this history.
The museum features school records, cemetery records, town directories, historical photos, artefacts, family trees, books and all kinds of mining memorabilia.
The museum's enthusiastic curator, is always willing to explain the history of the area to visitors. For those researching family history, genealogy, or the history of the Inangahua districts history, please contact the curator Cory Aiken at 021 0889 7494 or [email protected] to make a booking".
Black's Point Museum Admission Price: Adults $5.00 Child $3.00