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Matariki at the Museum 2024

21 June - 21 July 2024

Join us for free events, public talks, crafts, and more as we celebrate this special time of year. More

Matariki family festival

28 June 2024

Bring your whaanau along to celebrate the Matariki public holiday with live music, crafts, and more! More

Movie Night at the Museum

5 - 19 July 2024

Enjoy a family-friendly movie night alongside the deadly predators of Six Extinctions! More

Bricks 4 Kidz school holiday programme

8 - 19 July 2024

Experience LEGO® like never before! This hands-on holiday programme is perfect for tamariki aged 5 to 12 years. More

Matariki crafts

8 - 19 July 2024

Take some time during the Matariki season to create and craft with your loved ones. More

Whaanau Fun activity sheet

Explore Waikato Museum by searching for specific items to complete an activity sheet. More


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

Cue Cards

Pick up a set of Cue Cards and discover a whole new way to find your fun here at the Museum. More