Waikato Museum & ArtsPost

​​​​​​Te Whare Taonga O Waikato

For an inspirational experience, visit Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato on the banks of the Waikato River in the heart of Hamilton's cultural precinct.

The Museum’s exhibitions and activities tell the stories of this region and include visual art, social history, tangata whenua and science.

Highlights include the majestic waka Te Winika; long-term exhibitions For Us They Fell and Te Whaanau Maarama: The Heavenly Bodies; fun hands-on science galleries for children, Exscite and Planet Warriors; and a rich blend of artworks from touring exhibitions and the Museum's own collection.​

Current exhibitions

Visit Waikato Museum's exhibition c​​alendar to see what's on.

Activities and events

Find out more information about the latest Waikato Museum activities and events. Public programmes bring the Museum to life, from lunch-time music concerts, to school holiday activities.


Waikato Museum’s education programmes offer a curriculum-based, dynamic, outcome-oriented experience for children of all ages.

Venue hire

Waikato Museum offers a unique experience and atmosphere for your functions and events. Choose from one of the  venue hire packages, or tailor an event to your needs.

Visit the Waikato Museum website, Facebook page and Twitter page to find out more.​

ArtsPost Galleries & Shop

Located next to the Waikato Museum on Victoria Street, ArtsPost​’s three galleries and shop are regularly updated with the best in local art. Follow ArtsPost on Facebook​.
Page reviewed: 07 Sep 2016 2:56pm