Located in the heart of Hamilton's cultural precinct, Waikato Museum is a prominent award-winning regional museum and a popular attraction in Hamilton. The museum was established in 1987 and comprises several sections including an art gallery, an interactive science gallery, Maori treasure gallery, a Hamilton history exhibition as well as a Waikato River exhibition. Some of the highlight exhibits at Waikato Museum include the war canoe that dates back over 200 years as well as Exscite and Planet Warriors. Several special interactive science galleries are also available for children, ensuring an enjoyable visit for the entire family! A visit to Waikato Museum is recommended for travellers who wish to learn more about Hamilton's rich history and past.
Open daily from 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Around 1 hour
Adults, Families,Young Adults, Children, Senior Travellers
200 year-old war canoe
Though designated prayer facilities at Waikato Museum will be unavailable for Muslim travellers, plenty of private area will be available to use during prayer times. There are also a few mosques in Hamilton that Muslim travellers can visit such as the Jamii Masjid and the Hamilton West Islamic Centre.
Muslim travellers looking for Halal food near Waikato Museum can visit some of the few Halal restaurants in Hamilton. Sultans Kitchen, Curry Pot South Indian Restaurant and Babaganush are popular Halal restaurants in Hamilton and serve a wide range of excellent Halal cuisine.