Judged by Brett Graham, this iconic art award celebrates innovation and kiwi ingenuity.
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.
Da Vinci Mechanics
27 February - 29 May 2016
Explore the mind of the greatest genius of all time.
Entry to the 2016 National Contemporary Art Award is now open
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.
We have more than 28,000 objects in our collections and you can now view many of these items online.
The Fieldays No.8 Wire National Art Award celebrates innovation. Entry closes 5pm Wednesday 11 May.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