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Waikato Museum

1 Grantham Street, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
+64 7-838 6606
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A lovely airy museum with a large Waka in the foyer, and WW1 displays which covered the Waikato area

Reviewed 7 March 2017
Karen W
,
Whakatane, New Zealand
Lovely little museum

Visited here when they had the DaVinci exhibits & that was wonderful! It was incredible to learn... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2017
Ashley K
,
Middleton, Idaho
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Haere mai and welcome to Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato. Situated on the banks of the mighty Waikato River, this world-class museum is the artistic and cultural heart of the Waikato.Visit us to experience the stories of our art, history, culture and science through an inspirational programme which seeks to challenge and inspire. Open daily 10am-5pm.
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1 Grantham Street, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

A lovely airy museum with a large Waka in the foyer, and WW1 displays which covered the Waikato area

Thank Karen W
JensLoeg, Online Coordinator at Waikato Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

Kia ora Karen, Thank you for taking time to review our museum. Ngaa mihi, Waikato Museum

Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Visited here when they had the DaVinci exhibits & that was wonderful! It was incredible to learn just how much that man achieved in his lifetime. The rest of the museum was quite different - in a good way. There's an area for the kids...More

Thank Ashley K
JensLoeg, Online Coordinator at Waikato Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

Kia ora Ashley, Thank you for visiting and reviewing our service. We hope to see you back one day! Ngaa Mihi Waikato Museum

Reviewed 22 February 2017

I took the kids here over christmas and not only did they have the fun zone but also a free santa hunt which the kids loved! Staff are always friendly and more than helpful

Thank kes38
JensLoeg, Online Coordinator at Waikato Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

Kia ora, It sounds like you had a great day with the family at the museum! We hope to see you and your family back one day. Ngaa mihi, Waikato Museum

Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Absolutely loved and enjoyed my experience here. With so many different things to see this museum is suitable for all ages. Also the staff are all so friendly.

Thank chervawnm
JensLoeg, Online coordinator at Waikato Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

Kia ora, Thanks for visiting - we look forward to seeing you again one day! Ngaa mihi, Waikato Museum

Reviewed 17 February 2017

Incredibly knowledgeable staff who are beyond passionate about what they do. Exhibits range from New Zealand and Maori culture to internationally significant attractions. The displays are not your typical facts-on-the-wall type, instead using innovative resources to create an immersive and inventive experience. I visit the...More

Thank Nathan H
JensLoeg, Online coordinator at Waikato Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

Kia ora Nathan, Thank you so much for reviewing our museum. We are happy to hear that you will visit us once every few weeks now! Nga mihi, Waikato Museum

Reviewed 17 February 2017

Being able to know who fought honorably in the War, and learning about the stars. Everything was amazing to look at and read about and i surely and an amazing experience there.

Thank Callella19
WaikatoMuseum, Online Coordinator at Waikato Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Kia ora, Thank you so much for your kinds words - we hope to see you again soon! Nga mihi, Jens.

Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Was a great showcase of the exhibits within the museum, with a tour guide with a vast array of knowledge. Showed a great understanding of knowledge and was able to answer all questions my group had. Overall it was a good experience and a well...More

Thank greatexperiencesnz
WaikatoMuseum, Online Coordinator at Waikato Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Kia ora, We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you back soon. Ngaa mihi.

Reviewed 17 February 2017

There is a wonderful staff Jennifer took us visited the museum, the amazing Maori exhibition, we were all enjoy in it!! It was nice for us to learn the Maori culture!! It was worth to going to Waikato museum.

Thank changwan g
WaikatoMuseum, Online Coordinator at Waikato Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Kia ora, Thanks for your kind words. Will pass on your kind words to Jennifer. Ngaa mihi.

Reviewed 17 February 2017

Visited with my class as part of our "Maori Culture" component. I must say i gained alot more knowledge about our beautiful country and the culture that comes with it. Amazing range of exhibitions very interesting and exciting to see, Gallerys 1&2 is a great...More

Thank shiquilajohns
WaikatoMuseum, Online Coordinator at Waikato Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Kia ora, Good to hear that you gained a lot of knowledge about our country and that you liked the range of exhibitions. Thanks for visiting! Ngaa mihi.

Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Our Tour Guide Jennifer Hamilton was superb and extremely knowledgeable, of not only the many exhibitions but also the artwork display around the Hamilton Region. We had an amazing time and felt as if we have a deeper understanding of our home Aotearoa. I would...More

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WaikatoMuseum, Online Coordinator at Waikato Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Kia ora, I will pass on your kind words to Jennifer. Thanks for visiting! Ngaa mihi.

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