Selwyn has a rich history, and has many active historical interest groups.

Selwyn Libraries are abuzz with community events, information, and facilities.

The Selwyn  Heritage Fund is available to encourage and assist owners with work required to maintain and enhance heritage buildings in the District as well as work required on protected trees.

Museums and Historical Societies

Down by the Liffey Gallery
Lincoln. Phone: (03) 325 2832
Physical Address: 1 James Street, Lincoln 7608
www.downbytheliffeygallery.com

Dunsandel Historic Society
Dunsandel Phone (03) 3291724
Contact Mike Noonan
Email popmike66@gmail.com
Physical Address Dunsandel Community Centre, Dunsandel Domain
Postal Address 230 Dunsandel Brookside Road RD2 Leeston 7682

Ellesmere Historical Society
Leeston. Phone: (03) 324 3171
Contact: Wendy Dalley
Email: wendydalley@hotmail.com
Physical Address: Leeston Community Room, Messines Street, Leeston
Postal Address: PO Box 67, Doyleston 7548

Glentunnel Museum
Phone: Tony (03) 318 2423
Email: glentunnelmuseum@gmail.com
Physical Address: 3 Phillip Street, Glentunnel

Homebush Stables Historical Society
Darfield. Phone: (03) 318 1669. Fax: (03) 318 1671
Contact: Chris Fechney
Email: homebushshop@xtra.co.nz
Postal Address: Homebush Stables, RD1 Darfield 7571
www.homebushstables.co.nz

Hororata Museum & Cotons Cottage
Hororata. Phone: 03 318-0600 (president); 03 317-9903 (secretary)
Contact: Robby Wilson (President), Helene Youngman (Secretary)
Physical Address: Cotons Road, Hororata
Postal Address: 1481 Clintons Road, Darfield 7571 (secretary)
hororatamuseum.weebly.com

Lincoln & Districts Historical Society
Lincoln. Phone (03) 325 2237.
Contact: Kirsty Brown
Email: kcjj44@gmail.com
Physical Address: Selwyn District Council Service Centre, 18 Gerald Street, Lincoln 7608
Postal Address: 47 Edward Street, Lincoln, Canterbury 7608

Selwyn Gallery
Darfield. Phone: (03) 318 8702
Contact: Malvern Community Arts Council
Email: mcac.arts@gmail.com
Physical Address: 17 South Terrace, Darfield
Postal Address: P O Box 1, Darfield 7541
www.selwyngallery.co.nz

The Nut Point Gallery
West Melton & Halkett. Phone: (03) 342 1033. Fax: (03) 342 1077.
Contact: John Allan
Email: nutpointgallery@hotmail.com
Physical Address: Corner of Langdales & Old West Coast Rd, West Melton
Postal Address: 703 Old West Coast Road, RD1 Christchurch 7671
www.nutpoint.org

The Old Mill Gallery
Leeston. Phone: (03) 329 1000
Contact: Jose & Brian Thompson
Physical Address: Leeston Road, RD2 Irwell 7682
Postal Address: Leeston Road, RD2 Irwell 7682