E Nga Uri Whakatupu
29 JUNE 2014 - 28 JULY 2015
Weaving Legacies: Dame Rangimarie Hetet and Diggeress Te Kanawa An exhibition featuring traditional Maaori kaakahu (cloaks) and weaving from five generations of one family.
School visits to Waikato Museum
Our education programmes offer a curriculum-based, dynamic, outcome-oriented learning experience for students of all ages.
Shadows of Shoah
19 JUNE 2014 - 31 JULY 2014
Shadows of Shoah is an artistic educational project, communicating the gravity and significance of the Holocaust in a unique way.
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 opening in April 2015.
Our exhibitions tell the stories of our arts, history, culture and science. Waikato Museum's 12 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.
Koru Paperweight - Green
An unique, hand blown paper weight from Rotorua artist Ron Van Der Vlugt.
52 artworks nominated as finalists by judge Simon Rees will make up the 2014 National Contemporary Art Award exhibition. Find out more.
Whether it is an exclusive invite-only soiree, or a product launch with beer and nibbles, we can work with you to create a long-lasting impression. Find out more.
- Start planning your weekend now - we've got The Great War lecture series starting on Saturday plus Sunday Sounds! http://t.co/zph8NvYK4F
- Who remembers these? Seen in our brand new exhibition State of Health, in the Trust Waikato Gallery. http://t.co/6Usd8lrLYY
- At Garden Place with proud Hamiltonian and “World’s biggest Bob Dylan fan” Rivers, playing at the Museum 3 Aug http://t.co/k2To3VcrVf
Charges apply to some exhibitions and activities.
Open 10am - 4.30pm daily
Closed Christmas Day