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.
Celebrate Hamilton's 150th birthday with our history events.
School visits to Waikato Museum
Our education programmes offer a curriculum-based, dynamic, outcome-oriented learning experience for students of all ages.
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.
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.
Decorative ceramic tiles in the shape of Aotearoa (New Zealand).
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.
Charges apply to some exhibitions and activities.
Open 10am - 4.30pm daily
Closed Christmas Day