Cadman Bath House

Located in the Cadman Bathhouse, Domain, Te Aroha, the Museum houses many displays on the history of Te Aroha and surrounding area.


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Opened in 1898, the Cadman Bath House was the first building commissioned especially for tourists - so has been called "The birth place of tourism in New Zealand".
The Museum is home to a diverse collection of local artefacts, films and archives on Gold Mining, Farming and the Spa history, show what life was like for those brave and hardy pioneers and the generations who have followed.
The buildings in the domain form the only complete Victorian/Edwardian Domain in New Zealand.
Open daily, except Christmas Day and Good Friday,
Museum hours are:
Summer - Labour weekend to Easter 11am - 4pm
Winter - Easter tto Labour weekend 12 noon - 3pm
Admission: Adults: $5, Children: 5-16 years $2, Family: $14 2 adults up to 4 children

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Physical address

Cadman Bath House, The Domain, Cadman Bath House, 102 Whitaker Street, Te Aroha, Te Aroha, Hamilton - Waikato, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
Daily, 11am - 4pm Summer, 12 - 3 Winter
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
45 minutes from Hamilton Airport
Proximity to town:
Walking distance from the town clock

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $5.00
(15 year(s) and under)
Other charges:
children under 5 years are free, groups by appointment

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