Museums in Hamilton


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Hamilton, being a city with a large student population also has its fair share of museums. These museums in Hamilton make for the ideal day trip to the city as well. Most of these museums in Hamilton (Read More) are free to visit for the public, and the public is encouraged to go to the museums to learn about the rich history and tradition of the country.

Here is the list of 3 Museums in Hamilton

1. Camera Museum, Hamilton

Camera Museum, Hamilton

This is one of the most unique museums in Hamilton and is the perfect place for the photographer amongst your circle of friends. A collection of Kodak cameras that were first manufactured over a 100 years ago are amongst the museum’s most prized possessions.

2. Classics Museum, Hamilton

Classics Museum, Hamilton

A home to vintage cars and rare classic cars, this museum is the perfect one for that car-afficiando that can appreciate a classic vintage. The Classics Museum has over 100 lovingly restored vintage cars that are kept in immaculate condition. Moreover, the Museum also has a retro themed diner, named the The Jukebox Diner. Gracing the entrance of the diner are genuine Wurlitzer Jukeboxes and ‘50s themed-decor completed the diner.

Opening Hours : 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM 

Address :
11, Railside Road, Dinsdale

3. Waikato Museum, Hamilton

Waikato Museum, Hamilton

Easily the largest museum in Hamilton, the Waikato Museum, known as the Te Whare Taonga o Waikato, in Maori houses over 30,000 museum artefacts. It is home to galleries and exhibition halls where Maori culture is preserved and taught to visitors. There are a total of 13 galleries which conduct 25 exhibitions and over a hundred public events that showcase Maori art and cultural artefacts. Situated on the banks of the Waikato River, it is a beautiful museum set in a beautiful location.

Opening Hours : Monday - Sunday (9:00 - 5:00)

Cost of entry : Free

Location : 1 Grantham Street, Central City, Hamilton

Be sure to visit these amazing museums in Hamilton to get awed by the rich tradition of the country.

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