Wednesday 29 March 2017 10:00 a.m. - Sunday 30 April 2017 5:00 p.m.


Waikato Museum
1 Grantham Street
Central Hamilton Show in Google Maps

Contact Details

Waikato Museum
Phone: 838 6606

Cost and Booking

$8 per person


The award winning Sunlight – Ihi Kōmaru brings new life to the story of sunlight through interactive games, challenges and dynamic multimedia.

Discover how sunlight is created, play with the properties of light, follow a photon, activate the amazing process of photosynthesis and shine your UV torch to reveal hidden wonders.

What does the Sun sound like? Climb inside a giant inflatable Sun to find out. How fast are you compared to the speed of light? Race your family and friends to see how long it would take you to travel the distance from Earth to the Moon. Power a photon on its quest through space, starting from the core of the Sun, to nourish life on Earth.

See first-hand how light is created. Test how fast light travels and learn how light behaves and reacts to various mediums.

Understand how light has influenced life and culture for millions of years!