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Free admission to most galleries. Charges apply for some touring exhibitions, Exscite and Waikato Bright Sparks. Visit our website for details

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Haere mai! Welcome to Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato. Perched above the mighty Waikato River, this world-class museum and art gallery is the artistic and cultural heart of the Waikato.

Visit us to experience visual stories and guided activities that bring our art, history, culture and science to life through an inspirational programme that aims to challenge and inspire you.

Opening times

Business hours:
10am - 5pm open daily except Christmas Day.
Months of operation:
All months of the year


1 Grantham Street, Hamilton, Hamilton, New Zealand.

plane Proximity to airport:
30 minutes drive
bus Proximity to coach terminal:
Free city bus stops outside. 10-15 minute walk from Hamilton Transport Centre
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Central City

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