Accessing the Archives

Our archive access service includes:

• the archive and photographic collections
• expert staff to support your enquiries
• the Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust online catalogue and MTG website
• photocopying and printing facility

To access material from the archive and photographic collections you need to make a request to staff, who will bring the material to you in the Reading Room. You need to register as a user before accessing these resources.

Museum entry prices apply to access the reading room. Please pay at reception or join as an MTG Friend. Friend membership includes free for 12 months.

Charges for image reproductions and photocopying may apply.

Please check bags, coats, umbrellas or other large items in our cloakroom before entering. Laptops are allowed. No food and drink. Pencils only please.

Please contact us to book an appointment to ensure your material is waiting for you when you arrive. Appointments can be made by e-mail or by phoning (06) 833 9875.

Opening Hours: Fridays: 1.00pm – 5.00pm excluding public holidays.

 

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