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When

Wednesday 27 March 2019 10:00 AM - Wednesday 15 May 2019 5:00 PM

Where

Waikato Museum
1 Grantham Street
Central Hamilton Show in Google Maps

Contact Details

Waikato Museum
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Cost and Booking

Free

Website

http://www.waikatomuseum.co.nz
Free

In the 1950s, homes in the Waikato looked much different than they do today. The Waikato home was in a state of flux. The shedding of war time restrictions offered families the opportunity to purchase new products while they also held onto dependable items that had endured decades of use. Explore the unique advertisements, appliances, décor, and objects from the era that turned these houses into homes.



Image: Detail, advertisement for Queen Anne Chocolates, in Mirror magazine, August 1947, Mirror Publishing Company