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Our exhibitions and activities tell the stories of this region and include visual art, social history, Maori stories and science.
2018 highlights include the majestic waka Te Winika and long-term exhibitions For Us They Fell and Te Whaanau Maarama: The Heavenly Bodies. Our galleries exhibit a rich blend of artworks from touring exhibitions and the museum’s own collections while 'Exscite' and 'Inventors and Innovations: Waikato Bright Sparks' provide fun, hands-on science entertainment for families.
Waikato Museum, 1 Grantham Street, Central City, Hamilton, Hamilton - Waikato, 3204, New Zealand.
- Business hours:
- 10am - 5pm open daily except Christmas Day.
- Months of operation:
- All months of the year
Facilities and Features
- Proximity to airport:
- 30 minutes drive
- Proximity to coach terminal:
- Free city bus stops outside. 10-15 minute walk from Hamilton Transport Centre
- Proximity to town:
- Central City
Pricing and Conditions
- Other charges:
- Free admission to most galleries. Charges apply for some touring exhibitions, Exscite and Waikato Bright Sparks. Visit our website for details