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.

Te Kuiti & District Historical Charitable Trust -

  • Heritage Railway Cottage
    Te Kuiti Railway Cottage

239 Rora Street, Te Kūiti

Open 10am to 12.30pm most days but if unattended contact Trevor 021 0224 4982 or Jill 027 254 9594 

Admission Free


  • Te Kuiti Museum and Gallery

Te Kuiti Museum and Gallery

123 Rora Street Te Kūiti
Phone: 07 878 7687

Open from 10am-3pm Tuesday Thursday & Friday, 10am to 4pm Monday & Wednesday, 12pm to 3pm Saturday.

Closed Sunday unless otherwise arranged, contact Trevor 021 0224 4982 to book.

Email: [email protected]
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Mokau Museum and Gallery
(Tainui Historical Society Museum)Pianola at Mokau Museum

Main North Road, Mokau
Phone: 06 752 9072


Open 7 days, 10am - 4pm

Entry by Donation


Piopio MuseumPiopio and District Museum

Ruru Street, Piopio
Phone: 07 877 8293 (for key) 




Waitomo Caves Museum and Discovery Centre

21 Waitomo Village Road, Waitomo Caves
Phone:  07 878 7640

Email: [email protected]