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

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

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Family Fun

Get more from your museum visit. Have fun with Scavenger Hunts, playing board games or taking part in a free craft activity.   Scavenger Hunts Discover Māori taonga, historic collection items and much more as…

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Cambridge and the Waikato Mounted Rifles

The Waikato Mounted Rifles (WMR) is the New Zealand Army’s only Territorial Force (Army Reserve) squadron of the Royal New Zealand Armoured Corps. The Squadron’s origins can be traced back to 1869 when the first mounted unit was raised…

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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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Dennis Davis – Builder

We have on display at the museum at present several good examples of Victorian woodworking tools, including planes and saws. These have been carefully cleaned and oiled by Committee member Bruce Dean, who has showcased…

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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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Woodturners’ Club

The Cambridge Woodturners’ Club started meeting in 1987 at the woodwork room at the Cambridge High School.  Ralph Sinclair gave much support to the group.  View his model of a woodturners’ workshop at the museum.

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