Our exhibition space features permanent displays of cannabis consumption devices, memorabilia from places with legal cannabis, and hemp products just to name a few. Our vast collection of cannabis related archival material is just waiting to be discovered.
The Whakamana Cannabis Library features over 100 books about cannabis along with books about politics, other drugs, ancient cultures and many other topics.
We also produce major original interactive exhibits on cannabis related topics that change regularly. Our current exhibit is "Anatomy of the Cannabis Plant".
Past exhibits have included:
"Bitcoin & the SilkRoad"
“Growing Hemp In New Zealand”
“What is Medicinal Cannabis?”
"Hit for Six: the Story of Cannabis and Cricket”
"The History of the Otago University 420s""Uniquely Kiwi Cannabis Consumption Methods"
The museum is located in the historic Shand’s Emporium building at 217 Manchester Street in Christchurch.
The building also features a co-working space and office, a digital multimedia studio + DIY technology workshop, meeting rooms with home cinema, kitchen (catering available), and a social club events space.
Thurs 7pm - 11pm
Sun 3pm - 6pm
Mon - Sun