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Monday – Friday 10am-4pm, Weekends and public holidays 10am-2pm

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Glorious Glass

How many times have you touched glass today? It is everywhere. In walls, in kitchens and even on your phone. It is 100% recyclable and reusable. 2022 is the United Nations “International Year of Glass’…

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How are you? Kei te pehea koe?

Cambridge has a strong medical history. In the early 1900s, its warm and dry weather was considered healthy and was described as “one of the most healthful and life-giving in the whole of this wonderful…

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Firefighting in Cambridge

Fire! Fire! Fire! The formation of the Cambridge Volunteer Fire Brigade Imagine battling fires with buckets and handheld fire grenades. That was the reality in Cambridge before the Volunteer Fire Brigade was formed in 1904.…

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The Datsuns

Can you believe that this Cambridge band has now been around for over 20 years?  This year they released their seventh album, reminding us why this band has survived for so long. They’ve been described…

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Toys – Taonga tākaro

The games we play growing up are similar no matter in what time or place we live. These taonga tāka (toys) date from the early 1900s to the present day.   Can you spot the ones…

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Changing the Landscape

Learn some of the rich histories of this area in the Waipā district, featuring taonga Māori and objects dating from the 1300s-1900s.  

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Star Redoubt

Where was the Star Redoubt? Visit the Museum to see some of the artefacts found on the archaeological dig that took place on the site of the Star Redoubt.  Find its location. Complete the activity…

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