Monday 21 January 2019 8:30 AM - Friday 25 January 2019 5:00 PM


Waikato Museum
1 Grantham Street
Central Hamilton Show in Google Maps

Contact Details

Waikato Museum

Cost and Booking

$45 per day


Supervised programmes for ages 7-13 years only
8.30am-5.00pm Monday to Friday
$45 per day
Book online here:

Monday 21 January 2018 - Garden Party
Enjoy gardening? Learn more about the history of the award-winning Hamilton Gardens and visit public garden areas close to the Museum to see how they are planted and cared for. Plan, design and create your own miniature living garden.

Tuesday 22 January 2018 - Paintscape
Landscape paintings are among the most popular in the art world because they capture the spirit of the land. Understand the basics of landscape drawing and composition to portray the beauty of New Zealand’s idyllic scenery.

Wednesday 23 January 2018 - Bee Popular
Learn about the importance of bees, their struggle for survival and how you can help through the creation of bumble-bee hotels and water feeders.

Thursday 24 January 2018 - Wonderful Wai Waka
Explore the Maaori canoe and its history, make double-hulled and outrigger waka out of flax and race each other at our own mini-regatta.

Friday 25 January 2018 - Cheeky Chalk
Chalk is not just for the blackboard, it’s a wonderful art material that dates to Paleolithic times. Learn how to make your own chalk and create beautiful artworks using this enduring medium!