Experience the majestic Te Winika, a 200-year-old carved waka taua (war canoe) gifted by Te Arikinui Dame Te Atairangikaahu.
Sunlight: Ihi Kōmaru
On now until 30 April 2017
Discover the secrets of the Sun in this fun and interactive science exhibition!
April School Holiday Programme
18 April - 28 April 2017
Have fun at the Museum these school holidays with solar science, #tronrocks, cool calligraphy and lots more creative activities!
School visits to Waikato Museum
Our education programmes offer a curriculum-based, dynamic, outcome-orientated learning experience.
2017 National Contemporary Art Award
Entries close 1pm, 3 May 2017
The winner of the 2017 National Contemporary Art Award will receive $20,000 from major sponsors Tompkins Wake and Chow:Hill.
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.
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
- Remember to sign up your junior Einsteins and Tinsleys for the final day of our school holiday programme tomorrow!… https://t.co/P9BZMIyrIZ
- We still have a whole lot of t-shirt transforming, solar cell science and cool calligraphy to go!… https://t.co/SeGsUXnpdc
- On Friday we open the doors to the annual Fieldays No. 8 Wire National Art Award exhibition at @ArtsPostGallery!… https://t.co/8w1K2GKTJa
Charges apply to some exhibitions and activities.
10 am – 5 pm
Closed Christmas Day