School visits to Waikato Museum
Our education programmes offer a curriculum-based, dynamic, outcome-oriented learning experience for students of all ages.
With Bold Needle & Thread
15 MARCH - 15 JUNE 2014
Perhaps best known as a columnist and commentator, Wellington-based Rosemary McLeod is also an avid collector. Or as she calls herself a ‘rescuer'.
For Us They Fell: Your museum needs you!
Help us uncover the stories of the men and women of the Waikato during World War 1 for our major exhibition opening in April 2015.
Roman Machines: Julius Caesar Military Genius & Mighty Machines
25 JANUARY - 4 MAY 2014
What did the Romans ever do for us? Journey back in time to relive the history and discover the life, the culture and the engineering genius that carved the great Roman Empire 52BC-476AD. Interact with 30 hands-on machines and experience virtual reality displays, artworks, frescos and more.
Our exhibitions tell the stories of our arts, history, culture and science. Waikato Museum's 12 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.
We have more than 38,000 objects in our collections and you can now view many of these items online.
Wall Leaf Perforated - Turquoise
A beautiful, decorative ceramic wall hanging.
Waikato Museum hosts two well-known national art awards. The Fieldays No.8 Wire National Art Award and the National Contemporary Art Award are two very diverse awards which attact entries from throughout New Zealand. More...
Whether it is an exclusive invite-only soiree, or a product launch with beer and nibbles, we can work with you to create a long-lasting impression. More...
- It looks like it might be a wet ANZAC Day. Warm up with a cup of tea or coffee before the civic parade from 9am. http://t.co/7zwAwBXKij
- Our famous Bat Tours have now all sold out! Please contact us if you would like to be added to the waiting list. http://t.co/jsVO6wlFmK
- Fresh new exhibitions at ArtsPost - http://t.co/YcCby0XpWc
Charges apply to some exhibitions and activities.
Open 10am - 4.30pm daily
Closed Christmas Day