During Easter we are closed on Friday 19th, Sunday 21st, Monday 22nd and also Thursday 25th for ANZAC Day. See our opening hours for more info.

Marlborough Historical Society Inc.

Address

  • Marlborough Museum
  • Brayshaw Park
  • 26 Arthur Baker Place, Blenheim 7201
  • Email contact

Opening hours

  • Museum: Daily 10.00am - 4.00pm
  • Closed Christmas Day and Good Friday
  • Archives: Tuesday and Thursday 10.00am - 4.00pm
  • Open by arrangement outside of these hours

Contact

Museum

  • Customer Services Officer Marilyn Ann Lowe
  • Ph +64 3 578 1712
  • Fax +64 3 578 1739
  • Email contact

Archives

  • Mrs Megan Ross
  • Ph +64 3 578 1712
  • Fax +64 3 578 1739
  • Email contact

Services

  • Research room
  • Reference staff to assist
  • In person research
  • Mail and email queries

Archives charges

Archive research fees

  • Adults $5.00 an hour for the first hour then $2.00 for each additional hour to a maximum $10.00
  • Students $2.00 an hour
  • $20.00 per hour for research done by volunteer archivists

Photocopying

  • A4 20c per copy
  • A3 30c per copy
  • A4 from microfilm 40c per copy

Laser prints

  • A4 $10.00 (colour)

Scan to CD

  • $10.00 first scan then $8.00 subsequent scans

Resources

Reference Library

  • Electoral rolls, newspapers, photographs, conveyances, some Nelson area information held

Newspapers

  • Marlborough Press 1860 - 69
  • Marlborough News 1867
  • Marlborough Express 1868 - 1920 microfilm, 1920 to present hard copy
  • Marlborough Daily Times (microfilm) 1880 - 1888 Reader and copying available