The Museum is known as The Albertland & Districts Museum Inc
The Museum is established to rehouse, care for, research and exhibit existing collections of maps, documents, photographs, books, artefacts, tools, furniture and memorabilia based on the Brookes and other pioneer family collections.
The Museum’s primary aim is to record and illustrate the settlement and development of the Albertland district, including its Maori history and its social, industrial, economic, commercial and family history.
The Museum’s major theme relates to the history, establishment and development of the Albertland settlement.
Minor themes include:
The “ALBERTLAND DISTRICT” comprises the original Albertland settlement and associated districts, including Pakiri, Tomarata, Whangaripo, Te Hana, Te Arai, Hoteo, Wayby, Tapora, Wharehine, Port Albert, Tauhoa, Topuni and Oruawharo.