Waikato Museum - Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
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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.
Highlights include the majestic waka Te Winika, For Us They Fell, a living exhibition about the people of the Waikato and WW1; Exscite and Milk Matters, the fun hands-on science galleries for children and our galleries which exhibit a rich blend of artworks from touring exhibitions and the museum’s own collection.
Waikato Museum hosts the National Contemporary Art Award and the Fieldays No.8 Wire National Art Award.
To find out more, follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter or visit waikatomuseum.co.nz.
Open 10am-5pm every day. Closed 25 December.
Waikato Museum has launched a new social media initiative, calling on its online community to create a virtual exhibition by sharing photos of their favourite items on social media sites using the has