A warm welcome to Central Stories

We are Central Otago’s regional Museum, Art Gallery, Research facility and Art Shop conveniently located at Pioneer Park, Centennial Avenue, Alexandra. Enjoy exploring our website to learn what we are all about!

Find Us

21 Centennial Avenue, Alexandra
Central Otago, New Zealand

Opening Hours

Open Monday to Saturday 10am to 4pm
Sunday and public holidays 11am to 2pm


Phone: 03 448 6230
Email: enquiries@centralstories.com

What’s On Now at Central Stories Museum & Art Gallery

Winterstellar Exhibition

Winterstellar Exhibition 2021

What's Happening

Latest news about what's going on at Central Stories Museum and Art Gallery.

Matariki Celebration

On Saturday morning, a hardy band of children and adults braved the sub-zero temperatures to celebrate Matariki in Pioneer Park behind the Central Stories Museum and Art Gallery. There were many educational and fun activities Read more…

Winterstellar Exhibition

From 3rd July to 5th September 2021 Central Stories Museum and Art Gallery hosts the 2021 Winterstellar Astro Exhibition. On Friday 2nd July 2021, over 60 people joined us in the opening of this year’s Read more…

Winterstellar: Schools Day

On Friday the Museum played host to over 350 Central Otago school children who were entertained and educated by Paul Le Comte, a visiting Aurora and Astrophotography enthusiast helping to set up the Winterstellar Exhibition. Read more…