Eureka: The Inventions of Archimedes
Exhibition open from 3 March – 24 June 2018
Waikato Museum is the exclusive New Zealand venue to host this international touring exhibition showcasing the inventions and scientific discoveries of Archimedes, the ‘Father of Modern Science’.
January School Holiday Programme
Monday to Friday, 15 - 26 January 2018
Summer is here! Have fun at the Museum these school holidays. Leave the children with us to enjoy supervised, tutored programmes.
Nigel Brown: I AM, WE ARE
EXHIBITION OPEN FROM 2 DECEMBER 2017 - 18 MARCH 2018
A wide-ranging yet cohesive exhibition, I AM, WE ARE features exemplary works from many distinct periods of Brown’s artistic exploration over the last 35 years.
Waiclay National Ceramics Award 2017
Exhibition open from 18 November 2017 – 18 February 2018
The Waiclay team and Waikato Museum works together as a partnership to develop a ceramic exhibition that is now considered to be one of the best in New Zealand.
School visits to Waikato Museum
Our education programmes offer a curriculum-based, dynamic, outcome-orientated learning experience.
Experience the majestic Te Winika, a 200-year-old carved waka taua (war canoe) gifted by Te Arikinui Dame Te Atairangikaahu.
Waikato Museum's and ArtsPost's galleries feature long and short-term shows to delight and inspire.
Our engaging visitor experiences bring the museum to life. Join us for art, craft and music or take a tour.
Our interactive education programmes extend learning beyond the classroom and explore and develop the curriculum through classroom sessions, exhibition tours and activities.
Whether it's an exclusive soiree or a fun children's birthday party, we'll work with you to make it happen.Find out more
Get more from your museum visit. Have fun playing I-Spy, become a Museum Master or take part in a free craft event.Find out more
Charges apply to some exhibitions and activities.
10 am – 5 pm
Closed Christmas Day