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Time is running out for Six Extinctions

24 June 2024

Only a few weeks remain to see this epic exhibition at Waikato Museum as 'Six Extinctions' closes on Sunday 21 July 2024. More

Waikato Museum celebrates 50 years of Friendship

8 May 2024

Open from 10 May, this new exhibition is curated to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Friends of Waikato Museum. More

Waikato Museum closing temporarily for much-needed environmental upgrades

7 May 2024

The Museum will be closed from 22 July to early December 2024 for significant work to fix existing issues and prevent future problems. More

Epic exhibition opens this weekend at Waikato Museum

8 April 2024

School holidays will start with a roar as 'Six Extinctions' begins with an opening celebration on Saturday 13 April. More

Next phase to begin at Waikato Museum’s Exscite

28 March 2024

The upper area of Exscite will be closed to the public from Friday 12 April 2024 as construction and installation gets underway to refresh the space. More

Extinction comes to life at Waikato Museum with huge Tyrannosaurus rex

15 March 2024

Deadly prehistoric predators, replica fossils, and a life-sized cast of the largest Tyrannosaurus rex ever discovered will be on display at Waikato Museum from 12 April 2024. More

Interview: Lissy and Rudi Robinson-Cole, creators of Wharenui Harikoa

7 March 2024

A heart-to-heart conversation with Lissy and Rudi about their 'haerenga ki harikoa' (journey to joy), creative partnership, and what you learn when you're teaching. More

House of Joy coming to a close at Waikato Museum

5 March 2024

Time is running out to see the spectacular handcrafted wharenui which has attracted tens of thousands of visitors to Waikato Museum this summer. More

Poukai tradition on display at Waikato Museum

1 March 2024

Candid smiles, local leaders, and poignant moments feature in a new exhibition of photography which showcases the ongoing tradition of Poukai, an important element of Te Kiingitanga. More

Exhibition celebrates 50th anniversary of visionary art project

19 February 2024

Fifty years of art collecting by the Chartwell Trust will be showcased with an exhibition of work by many renowned artists including Gretchen Albrecht, Max Gimblett, and Terry Stringer. More

Joyful theme for Waitangi Day festival

1 February 2024

Live music, craft workshops, and a public koorero by Lissy and Rudi Robinson-Cole will be part of Waikato Museum's family-friendly activities to mark Waitangi Day and the importance of Te Tiriti o Waitangi. More