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Waihi Arts Centre & Museum Association (Inc)

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The Museum presents the history of the gold-mining era in the Ohinemuri gold fields and the Waihi mines concentrating in particular on the Martha mine. Of special interest are our collection of geological specimens; photograph collection; gold-mining models (in particular the unique glass model of the Martha).

The gallery presents a variety of exhibitions throughout the year. The gallery has a private collection of quality art by reputable New Zealand artists which goes on display from time to time. Local artists and crafts people are encouraged to exhibit their
Our Research department can delve into your family history.

Situated on the by-pass through Waihi township, the Art Gallery and Museum is housed in the old Technical School a historic building in itself.

Collection Type
Art, History

Contact Details
Postal address iconPO Box 149, Waihi
Telephone number icon64-7-863 8386
Web address iconhttp://www.waihimuseum.co.nz
Email address iconwacma@waihimuseum.co.nz
Staff iconOffice Administrator 5 hours a week. All other work is done by volunteers

Visitor Information
Physical address icon54 Kenny Street, Waihi, New Zealand
Hours of operation iconThursday - Sunday 10am - 3pm
Charges iconAdult $5 school Child $3 groups of 15 or more - $4

Wheelchair accessParkingFunction SpaceGuided TourPublic ProgrammesMembership ClubToilets