Cut! Costume and the Cinema
13 April - 21 July 2019
Waikato Museum is the exclusive New Zealand venue for Cut! Costume and the Cinema, a dazzling exhibition showcasing five centuries of fashion and style as worn by some of Hollywood’s biggest names.
The Life and Times of Scarface Claw
On now until 12 May 2019
Fierce on the outside and soft underneath, Scarface Claw takes centre stage in his very own exhibition!
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.
Hamilton History Tour
Starting at Waikato Museum, this tour offers an insight into the varied stories of Hamilton's past, from the traditions and legends of Kirikiriroa, through the early days of the settlement by Europeans, to the booming central city of the glory days in the 1950s.
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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