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Edwin Fox Museum

Open everyday from 9am

Discover the fascinating history of the Edwin Fox
- Last surviving ship that took convicts to Australia.
- Oldest surviving wooden ship that brought immigrants to New Zealand
- Last remaining ship of the Dunbar Shipping Fleet, once the largest fleet in the world.
- Last Crimea War troop carrier in the world.
- Winners of the World Ship Trust Award for a successful preservation project.

Description

Visit us… a great all weather activity for the whole family!

  • a unique and special piece of New Zealand’s Maritime History preserved for all time.
  • Discover fascinating stories of births, deaths, sotrms and disease.
  • View the world class displays and original paintings in the visitor centre.
  • Step aboard the world famous 1853 ship and see the rare teak workmanship.
  • Descend into the hull and visit the graving dock.
  • Try out replica bunks, knot tying and play traditional game of Quoits.
  • Take the helm with our full size replica ships wheel.
  • Walk the decks and depths.
  • Visit our gift shop.
  • Toliets, picnic area and good parking.

“A great piece of preservation and commitment to beautiful workmanship from the past”

Contact Details
Postal Address

PO Box 89
PICTON
Marlboroug

Physical Address

Dunbar Wharf
PICTON

Website

http://www.edwinfoxsociety.com/

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Opening Hours

Everyday from 9am

Accessibility

Disabled parking, Parking

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Many thanks to our generous supporters

  • Tasman District Council
  • Nelson City Council
  • Volunteer Nelson