The House Museum is set in the Titirangi bush amongst mature kauri and a short stroll from French Bay that inspired a series of McCahon's significant 1950's works. 

Photo Credit: Sam Hartnett


McCahon Trust News

House Museum Summer Visitor Hours Extended

New opening hours in 2015 Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday  - 1pm-4pm In 2015 the House Museum will extend the days it is open to better facilitate visitation from the fabulous new Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery.   Additionally in January, following the Christmas closure, the House Museum will open into the early 'twillight' hours until... Read more

Education Programme

For Schools: Years 7 - 13 

Enjoy a guided tour  through the award winning house museum set amidst the bush and birds in Titirangi. The site and information displays provide a unique educational experience and provides and insight into how our greatest painter Colin McCahon and his family lived and what he painted during the 1950s.

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Help make the project the amazing success it is.

McCahon House Trust is a registered charity CC10637 

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McCahon House Museum

Opening Hours 2014

11am - 3pm

Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday

Holiday Break

Closed Wednesday 24th Dec  - Reopens Wednesday 7th January

Opening Hours 2015

1pm - 4pm

Wednesday to Sunday inclusive

Special twilight hours January 1pm - 6pm

Closed public holidays

Group and education bookings 

available outside these hours

by request 


67 Otitori Bay Road 

French Bay, Titirangi


Phone: 09 8176148

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