A visit to Stewart Island isn't complete without a browse through the Rakiura Museum. Established and run by volunteers, the museum houses an extensive collection of items and photographs of Stewart Island's early history, including Maori settlement; mutton-birding; whaling; fishing; timber milling; mining; boat building; transport; schools and churches. Included in the exhibits is an extensive collection of Stewart Island shells and crustacea.
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