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Teacher Resources

Whether it is on site, online, or at your school, our education team can tailor sessions to ensure your students have a rich and engaging learning experience at any Covid-19 Alert Level.


Teacher Resource Booklets are available for our major exhibitions.

 Toi is Rongoaa

Book your museum trip

Bookings are essential for school groups!

Please fill in a booking enquiry form or call our Museum Educators Elaine and Tamsin on 07 838 6707. Alternatively you can email us.

To make planning easier we have prepared a set of RAMS Forms for school visits. These can be downloaded and personalised:

Museum class times and schedule will be arranged at the time of the booking. 



  • Early childhood - 1 adult:4 students
  • Years 0-6 - 1 adult:8 students
  • Years 7-10 - 1 adult:15 students
  • Years 11-13 - 1 adult:30 students

These ratios include teachers/supervisors. 


Admission fees

Standard education programme $6 per student
Education package programme   $8 per student


Prices may vary according to the programme selected, duration of your visit and consumables used.


Managing your visit

Before you arrive

  • It is helpful for you to have a discussion with your class about visiting the museum environment. 
  • We will contact you to confirm your visit.  

When you arrive

  • There is free school bus parking on Grantham St near the school entrance. If you are travelling in a private van we recommend you put signage in your vehicle to indicate you are a school group. 
  • Bring your group to the school entrance at the top right of the Museum. We will meet you there. 
  • We normally start with an introduction in our lecture theatre. There is a lockable bag bay for your bags. 
  • We supply any pencils, paper, and other equipment you may need for your visit.
  • For younger children we recommend a snack break before we start our programme.  

Disability Access

Disability Access Information

If you have specific questions about learning support please contact us.  

Covid-19 safety

As a Hamilton City Council public facility, Waikato Museum is adhering carefully to current Covid-19 guidelines.  


Cancellation policy

Bookings may be cancelled without penalty up to 48 hours before date of the booking.

A cancellation fee of up to $75 may apply if the visit is cancelled or rescheduled within 48 hours of the date of the booking.