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Collection Caretakers

28 October 2022 - 11 February 2024

We are home to over 30,000 taonga, and their wellbeing is one of the Museum's core responsibilities. More

Kiingi Tuheitia Portraiture Award

15 September 2023 - 25 February 2024

Compelling portraits by emerging Maaori artists in celebration of their tuupuna (ancestors). More

Te Winika exhibition

The majestic Te Winika is a carved waka taua (Maaori war canoe) was gifted by Te Arikinui Dame Te Atairangikaahu in 1973.


Our interactive centre for discovery Exscite is full of hands-on activities for tamariki to discover and learn while having fun.

Shaping Hamilton - Huringa Kirikiriroa

Explore the history of our city alongside Ngaati Wairere taonga, historical artefacts, art, and even an infamous street sign.