Heritage Centres, Museums and Galleries

Museums, Libraries and other heritage centres are the front porch of our District. Welcoming visitors and showcasing the things that are unique and special about the Waitomo District.


We recommend visitors to the Waitomo District explore:

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