Monday 8 July 2019 8:30 AM - Friday 19 July 2019 5:00 PM


Waikato Museum
1 Grantham Street
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Waikato Museum

Cost and Booking



Supervised programmes for ages 7-13 years only
8.30am-5pm Monday to Friday
$45 per day

Have fun at the Museum these school holidays. Leave the children with us to enjoy supervised, tutored programmes.

Book tickets here:

Monday 8 July - Masked Madness
Masks are marvellous and at the Museum you can explore the Cut exhibition and create your own fantastical, fascinating masquerade mask.

Tuesday 9 July - Heroes of the History
Look back at some young heroes and explore the Anne Frank exhibition, you will make an inspirational everlasting book to remember an amazing person.

Wednesday 10 July - Family Stars, Whaanau Whetu
Matariki is all about genealogy/whakapapa. Be the star genealogist of your family, design and take home a family tree for generations to admire.

Thursday 11 July - Cubist Challenge
Break down your chosen subject into its geometrical shapes, rearrange them to present several angles all at once and assemble your cubist artwork.

Friday 12 July - 
When Science Meets Art

Science and art are not separated in this hands-on session, and when they meet something beautiful and unique can happen!

Monday 15 July - Mad Hatter’s Tea Party
Miniature muffins and tiny teacups will grace the table of your own Mad Hatter’s Tea Party in a box. Explore the shapes, design and create some stylish tea sets.

Tuesday 16 July - Fantastic Fibre and Woolly Wonders
Try your hand at adapted cross stich and create an original textured artwork.

Wednesday 17 July - Heads Up!
Explore headgear showcased in Cut! Costume and Cinema, movie characters and their features. Choose your favourite period and style and create an extraordinary head piece to show off!

Thursday 18 July - Shaping the City
Exhibits in the new Shaping Hamilton | Huringa Kirikiriroa exhibition tell the story of our city. How would you shape Hamilton? Play with wooden offcuts and create a unique piece of wood wall art to take home.

Friday 19 July - Kitchen Chemistry
Not all science requires expensive and fancy laboratories. Using household “chemicals” we will explore all sorts of bubbly and wobbly, slimy and sloppy reactions.