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I love this museum. It always runs very interesting exhibitions and has fascinating items of local... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
Te Awamutu, New Zealand
A museum not to be missed

This museum has a number of long term exhibitions such as a gallery, pioneering times and developed... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
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Jan 21, 2018
Mar 20, 2017
“Message To Neil and Tim”
A central gathering place where local residents and visitors come to experience Waipa's history, art, ideas and culture.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
135 Roche St, Te Awamutu 3800, New Zealand
+64 7-872 0085
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

I love this museum. It always runs very interesting exhibitions and has fascinating items of local interest on permanent display. An excellent little shop too. I would highly recommend their current exhibition, Balls, Bullets and Boots. Just fabulous!

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

The museum is mainly about the Maori/European conflicts. Small space, a lot of writing. My view of the museum was coloured as I thought they had a display on Split Enz, which was apparently a temporary exhibit closed up months before. Some newspaper clippings were...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

This museum has a number of long term exhibitions such as a gallery, pioneering times and developed landscapes. The short term exhibition (Jan - July) which drew most of my time and interest was on the famous Dambusters Raid. A number of air crew from...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank PageSydney
Reviewed 17 January 2017

The staff are really interesting and passionate about what they do. The displays are set out in an easy way to view with great descriptive stories and photos. Of particular interest to me were the excellent displays on the Waikato Land Wars and the early...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Lou56359
Reviewed 11 September 2016

I also came here to do research for my book Anzac War Story and Poetry and spent hours here reading all the information on the war soldiers especially the Maori Battalion and their families. I watched the film over and over. The different areas are...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank karina f
Reviewed 5 September 2016

I actually went to the museum looking for information on the area for a story I was writing. The information on the area was fantastic and the arrangement of the exhibits made it very easy to step back in time and experience history from anothers...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank triker2015
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