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The following events have been arranged for Friends of Cambridge Museum. If you are not already a member, please consider joining (Friends details here). If you’re curious about where you live and like learning about the past, it’s a great place to start. And for $20 a year excellent value too. Join here.
Please also take a look at our events in partnership with U3A.
Join a Secret Tour at Waikato Museum
Monday 14 August 2023, 10.30 am – Meet at Waikato Museum
$20 per person (special Friends rate)
Waikato Museum is kaitiaki (guardian) of a diverse collection of taonga (treasures) with a focus on the people, history, culture and art of the Waikato.
Venture into the usually off-limits areas of the Museum’s collection to view amazing objects and learn about the techniques and methods of preservation. See nationally significant artworks, and social history items that show what everyday life was like in the Waikato. Please register by email here.
Closing date for registration 8th August.
Talk: Preserving your Family History
with Cambridge Genealogy Society and Cambridge Museum
Saturday 26 August, 10 – 11 am and Wednesday, 30 August, 6-7 pm
Part of Family History Month at Cambridge Library.
Learn ways to research, collect, organise and preserve your family history. Bring photos of your family memorabilia to share. All welcome. Please note there are two date options for your convenience – Saturday morning and Wednesday evening.
Light refreshments will be available. The timing of each event is a guide only. Sessions may finish a little later if patrons wish to ask questions after the main presentation.
Deep dive into the Archives – Hamilton City Libraries
Thursday, 14 September, 10.30 am – 12 noon at the Central Library, Garden Place
Archivist Rowan Millar will be our guide as we discover more about the fascinating ephemera collection at Hamilton Library. The morning will focus on materials related to everyday life and culture in the Waikato. Have your questions ready. Free to Friends. Please register by emailing here.
Last updated 2 August 2023