Set in Titirangi bush amongst mature kauri and a short stroll from French Bay that inspired a series of McCahon's 1950's works, the House Museum, with its clever subtle award-winning audio visual material, provides the visitor with a strong sense of place that was home to New Zealand's most important 20th century artist Colin McCahon. 

Photo Credit: Sam Hartnett


McCahon Trust News

Education Programmes: Information Evening

Wednesday 17 September, 5 - 6pm Level 1 Seminar room, Lopdell House, 418 Titirangi Road, Titirangi        McCahon House and Lopdell House Gallery warmly invite primary and intermediate educators to join us for a free, informative evening outlining our upcoming programmes. Join us for light refreshments and discover how these exciting and focused educational... Read more

Poetry Night: To the Ends of the Verse

Award-winning poet Sam Sampson reads from his latest collection of  poems, joined by poet Serie Barford and musician Richard Ingamells. Venue: McCahon House Museum 67 Otitori Bay Road French Bay, Titirangi Doors open at 5.45pm  Mulled wine by kohl Limited seating please RSVP to 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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McCahon House Museum

Opening Hours

11am - 3pm

Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday

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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