School visits to Waikato Museum
Our education programmes offer a curriculum-based, dynamic, outcome-oriented learning experience for students of all ages.
Experience the majestic Te Winika, a 200 year-old carved waka taua (war canoe) gifted by Te Arikinui Dame Te Atairangikaahu.
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.
Da Vinci Mechanics
27 February - 29 May 2016
Coming soon! Explore the mind of the greatest genius of all time.
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 38,000 objects in our collections and you can now view many of these items online.
Visiting the museum has never been more exciting. Choose from engaging science shows, free and paid events to delight and inspire.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
- One love here at the Museum today #treaty #waitangiday #graffart #lovethetron https://t.co/B5uZCOQGTm
- Great atmosphere here today for our #WaitangiDay celebrations and it has only just started. #lovethetron https://t.co/9jjHIaEceW
- See you tomorrow for our Celebrate Waitangi Day 2016 @WaikatoMuseum. Free admission & live performances #waitangi https://t.co/YTgHwAXQpS
Charges apply to some exhibitions and activities.
March - October
10am – 4.30pm
November - February
10am – 5pm
Closed Christmas Day