Da Vinci Mechanics
27 February - 29 May 2016
Explore the mind of the greatest genius of all time.
Experience the majestic Te Winika, a 200 year-old carved waka taua (war canoe) gifted by Te Arikinui Dame Te Atairangikaahu.
National Contemporary Art Award
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.
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.
We have more than 28,000 objects in our collections and you can now view many of these items online.
Twenty-five finalists have been announced for the Fieldays No.8 Wire National Art Award.Find out more
Whether it's an exclusive invite-only soiree, a product launch or a fun children's birthday party, we'll work with you to make it happen.Find out more
Charges apply to some exhibitions and activities.
March - October
10am – 4.30pm
November - February
10am – 5pm
Closed Christmas Day