Come and marvel at the awe-inspiring mural created by local artist Jeremy Shirley in our re-developed space, Wahi Akoranga (Learning Place).
Explore the Curioseum, or try your hand at one of our puzzles! There are plenty of activities to keep the kids entertained.
Wahi Akoranga is open during Museum Opening Hours unless in use by an education programme.
Our store of information celebrating Te Awamutu sons, Tim and Neil Finn of Split Enz and Crowded House fame, is available for viewing from the Front Desk.
This exhibition encompasses treasured moments in Waipa history. Discover distinctive landscapes. Connect with the people who shaped this land. Experience the region’s uniqueness.
Tangata Whenua – Begin your journey through landscapes filled with rich stories of the Tainui people. Central to this gallery is Uenuku, the sacred Tainui carving.
Pioneering Times – Move forward to a time where the environment is transformed by shared cultures and lifestyles.
Developed Landscapes – Experience the struggles, challenges and successes in developing our modern communities.