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The Women of Lyttelton Gaol

Tuesday, 8 January 2019, 10:11 am | Lyttelton Museum

Many people don’t realise that the small port town of Lyttelton was once home to New Zealand’s largest prison, let alone that over 800 women served sentences there between 1868 and 1913. More >>

Lyttelton Museum digitises thousands of historic photographs

Friday, 13 July 2018, 3:34 pm | Lyttelton Museum

Lyttelton Museum to digitise thousands of historic photographs Lyttelton Museum has received a major grant from the Lottery Environment and Heritage Commitee to scan thousands of historic images relating to the Lyttelton Harbour Whakaraupō area ... More >>

Lyttelton Museum Acquires a Site for Its New Building

Friday, 3 November 2017, 12:18 pm | Lyttelton Museum

Lyttelton Museum now has a site in the heart of the community on which to build a new museum. The Christchurch City Council today voted to gift the land at 33/35 London St to the Lyttelton Historical Museum Society (LHMS). More >>

Another step towards a new museum for Lyttelton

Wednesday, 5 April 2017, 4:00 pm | Lyttelton Museum

The Christchurch firm of architects Warren & Mahoney has been chosen by the Lyttelton Historical Museum Society (LHMS) to work with it on its new museum building in the heart of Lyttelton. More >>

Lyttelton Museum Popup Exhibition - A Place Apart

Monday, 3 October 2016, 9:17 am | Lyttelton Museum

In association with BECA Heritage Week 2016, Lyttelton Museum presents A Place Apart , an exhibition of photographs looking at life in Aotearoa New Zealand’s only leper colony on Ōtamahua Quail Island. More >>

Lyttelton musuem moves ahead with plans to rebuild

Thursday, 21 July 2016, 11:04 am | Lyttelton Museum

Members of the Lyttelton Historical Museum Society have voted to proceed with plans to acquire the former Council Service Centre site on London Street in Lyttelton, for the purposes of building a new museum. The decision was taken at the Society’s ... More >>


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