On the banks of the Waikato River, in the heart of the Hamilton cultural precinct, Waikato Museum – Te Whare Taonga o Waikato and ArtsPost provide a rich experience of the arts and culture of Hamilton and the Waikato region.
Exhibitions and activities tell the stories of the Waikato region and include visual art, social history, maori stories and science.
2016 highlights include the majestic Waka Te Winika; the blockbuster touring exhibition Da Vinci Mechanics and For us They Fell a WW1 centennary exhibition. The galleries exhibit a rich blend of artworks from touring exhibitions and the museum’s own collections and Exscite and Planet Warriors, provide fun, hands-on science entertainment for families.
ArtsPost is located in one of Hamilton's heritage buildings. This former Post Office is now a retail art and design store, and three galleries. ArtsPost is regularly updated with new art on sale from established and emerging New Zealand artists.
Book your Hamilton accommodation now and visit the Waikato Museum & Artspost during your stay