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October School Holiday Programme - Waikato Museum, Hamilton

30 Sep 2019 to 11 Oct 2019
8:30am to 5pm
Supervised programmes for ages 7-13 years. Fill your child’s life with more art, design, and science!
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$45 per day
Waikato Museum
1 Grantham Street, Hamilton


October School Holiday Programme - Waikato Museum, Hamilton

30 September - 11 October 2019

Supervised programmes for ages 7-13 years only

8.30am-5pm Monday to Friday

$45 per day

Fill your child’s life with more art, design, and science!


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The Great Pompom Pandemonium

Monday 30 September

Pompom pets have taken over the museum! Come along and create your own pompom whanau.


Mini Masterpieces

Tuesday 1 October

Explore the world of contemporary art inspired by the National Contemporary Art Award and create your own miniature 2D and 3D artworks using paint, print and clay. Plan and present your own private exhibition.


An Awfully Arty Christmas

Wednesday 2 October

Print your very own set of original Christmas cards and create a beautiful calendar for the year ahead.


Twirl your World

Thursday 3 October

Get your twirl on with paper quilling! Come and learn how to roll, fold, and shape paper to create a three-dimensional design.



Friday 4 October

Get ready to get messy with all sorts of slime! Trial different recipes and explore this irresistible tactile matter in depth. Make your own ‘slime box’ to store your creations.


Ugly is the new Beautiful

Monday 7 October

Create some of the cutest ugly dolls to take home. Give each its own personality and increase your bedroom family.


Secret Garden

Tuesday 8 October

Explore the mysterious and intriguing world of Picturesque Gardens and take home a 3D secret garden of your own.


Make it Magic!

Wednesday 9 October

Dust off your spell books, polish up your wand, and join us for a day of magical and mystifying arts and crafts at Waikato Museum.


Seriously Steam Punk

Thursday 10 October

History meets the future in science fantasy inspired by 19th-century design and steam-powered machinery. Create a steam punk character. Dress and gear up in style for the day.


Planet Hunters

Friday 11 October

Join us on a journey through and beyond our solar system. What strange new worlds will we find? What will they look like? Explore, imagine and create your own world.


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Waikato Museum - Te Whare Taonga o Waikato

24 Sep 2019

For an inspirational experience, visit us on the banks of the Waikato River in the heart of Hamilton's cultural precinct. Our exhibitions and activities tell the stories of this region and include visual art, social history, tangata whenua and science.