Kia ora and welcome to Rotorua Museum
Te Whare Taonga o Te Arawa

Discover Rotorua’s rich culture, volatile landscape and dramatic history in this world-class museum.

Centrally located in the iconic Bath House building, Rotorua Museum can be explored from basement to rooftop, with fantastic views of the city and lake.

Stunning exhibitions, changing art galleries, cinema experiences and informative guided tours bring to life the amazing stories of this unique region.


Pukaki, Rotorua Museum. By permission Pukaki Trust. David Hamilton Photography
Te Rangitakaroro from Te Koutu Pa. Image reproduced with permission of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira. David Hamilton Photography
A Catalogue of Wonders, 2011. A selection of works from the Rotorua Energy Charitable Trust Heritage Collection. Rotorua Museum
Rotorua Museum at Dawn. Photograph by Adrian Hodge
Rotorua Museum in spring. Fullframe Photography

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