July 2018 School Holiday Programme - Waikato Museum, Hamilton
Have fun at the Museum these school holidays. Leave the children with us to enjoy supervised, tutored programmes.
Eureka: The Inventions of Archimedes
Exhibition open from 3 March – 24 June 2018
Waikato Museum is the exclusive New Zealand venue to host this international touring exhibition showcasing the inventions and scientific discoveries of Archimedes, the ‘Father of Modern Science’.
Out of the Bedroom and into the Lounge: Jan Nigro
14 April - 22 July 2018
As the anniversary of Jan Nigro’s death five years ago nears, this significant retrospective exhibition has been distilled from her life’s work held by the Jan Nigro Trust. Nigro resolutely celebrated the human figure regardless of trends in contemporary art practice.
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.
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