School visits to Waikato Museum
Our education programmes offer a curriculum-based, dynamic, outcome-oriented learning experience for students of all ages.
Body in Action
4 July - 11 October
A giant nose, a huge mouth and heart that never stops beating all feature in this highly engaging, fun science experience. Don't miss it!
Experience the majestic Te Winika, a 200 year-old carved waka taua (war canoe) gifted by Te Arikinui Dame Te Atairangikaahu.
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.
National Contemporary Art Award
Until 1 November 2015
See the works of the 52 finalists selected by Judge Aaron Kreisler.
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 38,000 objects in our collections and you can now view many of these items online.
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