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April School Holiday Programme


Fri 20 Apr 2018, 8:30am–5:00pm
Mon 23 Apr 2018, 8:30am–5:00pm
Tue 24 Apr 2018, 8:30am–5:00pm
Thu 26 Apr 2018, 8:30am–5:00pm
Fri 27 Apr 2018, 8:30am–5:00pm

Where: Waikato Museum, 1 Grantham St, Hamilton, Waikato

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Ticket: $45.00
  • Additional fees may apply


Listed by: Waikato Museum

Supervised programmes for ages 7-13 years.

(Except ANZAC Day).

Have fun at the Museum these school holidays. Leave the children with us to enjoy supervised, tutored programmes.

The Eureka Story:
Monday 16 April
Find out why Archimedes leapt from his bath shouting this word. Conduct experiments to test the principle of density and make your own crown.

Mathematical Art:
Tuesday 17 April
Combine your maths and art skills! Explore and use geometry and measurement to create artworks with a mathematical twist.

Body Talk:
Wednesday 18 April
Explore the human figure as a story-teller. Learn some drawing tricks and unite them with storytelling tips to create an action comic.

All time Slime Day:
Thursday 19 April
Get ready to get messy with all sorts of slime, trial different recipes and explore this irresistible tactile matter in depth. Make your own ‘slime box’ to store your creations.

Tiny Future Islands:
Friday 20 April
Can you imagine Aotearoa New Zealand in the future? What might our own tiny landscapes and buildings look like? Join multimedia artist Leafa Wilson in creating your own tiny land with its own architecture.

Big Ships and Mirrors:
Monday 23 April
Build your own ship and see if it floats. Are you a mythbuster – on a small scale we will replicate the ships and mirrors experiment.

Remembering the ANZACs:
Tuesday 24 April
Create ANZAC-inspired art and craft and learn stories and facts about WW1.

Myths and Legends:
Thursday 26 April
What happens when Maui meets Hercules? Explore the legends and recreate the stories of two demigods. Paint the imaginary scenes in Greek vase stile.

Gumboot Art:
Friday 27 April
Farewell Milk Matters as our science galleries are mooooving on to host a new exciting exhibition. Bring along your old gumboots for a makeover and take home an amazing piece of farm-style art.

If booking for multiple children for more than one programme: Enter each of their details for the first programme they are attending, then use the drop-down box labelled 'Copy data from' to save re-entering the information.

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