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

Unique viewing of McCahon works at McCahon House

More than 300 people came through the McCahon House on Sunday to view the five McCahon works on display.  National Radio spoke to Naomi McLeary -  Chair of the McCahon House Trust; Ben Plumly - Art & Object and Jenny Hunt who knew Colin McCahon when he lived in Titirangi. Click here to listen to the interview on morning report the following morning. View the Campbell Live clip... 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

Closed Easter Sunday

Group and education bookings 

available outside these hours

by request 


67 Otitori Bay Road 

French Bay, Titirangi


Phone: 09 827 1649

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