Heritage Centres, Museums and Galleries

Museums, galleries and other heritage centres are the front porch of our District. We recommend the following museums and galleries as a great way to discover what makes our District unique and special.


We recommend visitors to the Waitomo District explore:

Te Kuiti Museum and Gallery

Te Kuiti Museum and Gallery 

123 Rora Street Te Kuiti 

Open daily from 10am-3pm

Phone: 07 878 7687




Te Kuiti Railway Cottage

Historical Society Railway Cottage

239 Rora Street, Te Kuiti

Phone: 07 878 7676

Open daily 11am – 3pm

admission free


Pianola at Mokau Museum

Mokau Museum and Gallery (Tainui Historical Society Museum)

Main North Road, Mokau

Phone: 06 752 9072

Open 7 days, 10am - 4pm

Entry by donation


Piopio and District Museum

Piopio Museum

Ruru Street, Piopio

Phone: 07 877 8293 (for the key) 


Waitomo Caves Discovery Centre

Waitomo Caves Discovery Centre

21 Waitomo Caves Road, Waitomo Caves

Phone: 07 878 7640

Free Phone: 0800 474 839

Email: info@waitomodiscovery.org


Admission $5.00 Adults, children free

Open 7 days

Heritage Centres, Museums and Galleries