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Waikato Museum

1 Grantham Street, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
+64 7-838 6606
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Was such a great tour learning about Maori and bob Marley at the exhibitions , I learned heaps and... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2017
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it is a good place for knowledge.you can learn many things from there.i enjoyed there alots. apart... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2017
Simran J
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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
+64 7-838 6606
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Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Was such a great tour learning about Maori and bob Marley at the exhibitions , I learned heaps and was glad we went there to experience it all . Would love to get involved again and go and see it all again . Great experience...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2017

it is a good place for knowledge.you can learn many things from there.i enjoyed there alots. apart from this it provides me vast knowledge and i would able to see the moari old things and there instruments. it was clean and good environment there.

Thank Simran J
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Jennifer was our tour guide. you could tell she is very passionate for what she does :) She was really informative and made the experience a whole lot better :)

Thank twatsonking98
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Was a great tour around the museum getting to learn about the Maori culture and other exciting exhibits. Highly recommend Jennifer Hamilton as a tour guide to take you around as she has a lot of knowledge about all the exhibits.

Thank Meg W
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Visiting with little granddaughter just walking, was so good to see a space downstairs for children to explore and stretch their imagination. Not confined to little ones, but activities for all sages to explore and learn in.

Thank Gorsefire
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Another favourite place to visit. It gives me a feeling of peace from the madness of the world. A place to sit and reflect on our history and environment. I may not always understand or like the art but it all gives me a chance...More

Thank Susan O
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Have never had a bad visit to the Museum. Excellent range of exhibitions, always something of interest, great showcase for the treasures of the Waikato

Thank Ann M
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This a really beautiful museum. There is a amazing Maori and W.W.1 exhibitions that are interactive. There is also a kids area with creative and educational games that are fun for the family.

Thank Miranda P
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

This museum cum gallery has a nice position next to the river, but strangely makes little effort to embrace it. The museum part was short on artefacts - bring your reading glasses for all of the information provided on display boards! The art galleries were...More

Thank Jonathan B
Reviewed 22 January 2017

This was a very interesting exhibition about W.W.1. and Maori history .It was very well laid out and very informative. Some of the exhibits were very emotive eg the soldiers letters. It was nice for us to learn more of the Maori culture. The Maori...More

Thank Milliemax64
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