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Te Awamutu Museum

Te Awamutu Museum Education & Research Centre provides education programs, Tui & Tama Kids Club activities, public programmes, events, workshops, research services, Te Ara Wai Journeys, all interwoven within the heritage & history of Waipā District.

Te Awamutu Museum Education & Research Centre is situated in Waipā district, within Waikato. A touchpoint for visitors to learn local history, social development and bi-cultural collaborations between Māori and settlers from 1823, through amazing objects and engaging stories. Understand the reasons why British soldiers invaded the Waikato 1863, the locations, who was involved, and its impact on the Waipā communities that are still being felt today. Do you know about Te Ara Wai Journeys? Start your journey with us. We also have our collections online.

Facilities and Services


Business Hours
Mon-Fri 10am-4pm, Sat 10am-2pm, Closed Sun, Open Public Holidays except Christmas and New Year.
Months of Operation
All Year


Proximity To Airport
25mins drive to Hamilton Airport.
Proximity To Coach Terminal
20mins walk from bus terminal in Te Awamutu.
Proximity To Town
5min walk to Te Awamutu main township.


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