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Waikato Museum

1 Grantham Street, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
+64 7-838 6606
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Must-see Waikato Attraction

Incredibly knowledgeable staff who are beyond passionate about what they do. Exhibits range from... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2017
Nathan H
Educational and Amzaing

Being able to know who fought honorably in the War, and learning about the stars. Everything was... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2017
Callella19
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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 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

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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

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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.

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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

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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.

Reviewed 17 February 2017

Had an amazing tour around the museum from a well knowledged guide and was helpful and answered every question that she got. Over-all the museum is great and is cool how it changes what they have out on display every so often.

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Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed walking around the museum looking at the exhibitions. The tour guide was really informative and made the tour interesting with her extensive knowledge of the exhibitions. I would definitely visit the Waikato museum again.

Thank oliviader222
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Has a range of exhibitions that cater for everyone. The guide we had for our trip was very informative and passionate about the museum.

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Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

The Waikato museum tour I took with my classmates and tutor was informative and well presented. The tour guide was knowledgable and happy to assist us. She answered all questions with ease and brought a fun side to the educational information. All around it was...More

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