MTG Museum Hawkes Bay
MTG Hawke’s Bay is an award-winning museum, home of the region's taonga and other treasures...MTG Hawke’s Bay uses its collection to tell the stories of the region and beyond, including the 1931 earthquake that devastated the region and from which developed a legacy of art deco architecture still celebrated today.
There's something for everyone at MTG Hawke's Bay, home of the region's taonga and other treasures. Explore the artefacts in the Maori gallery and discover the remarkable story of the region's recovery following the devastating earthquake of 1931. The museum also showcases changing exhibitions of art, culture and social history. MTG's Century Theatre features a varied programme of events, film, live theatre and music.
Hours: Open 7 days 9.30am - 5pm Free Entry
Families and Kids Stuff
The MTG is family friendly, and children under 15 years old should be accompanied by an adult. MTG Hawke’s Bay has a range of activities available for families, so please ask the Customer Service team when you visit about what actvities are on offer for younger visitors.
Pushchair access is available from the main museum entrance on the corner of Marine Parade and Tennyson Street and via the ramp by the Herschell Street entrance.
Baby change facilities are located in the main foyer unisex bathrooms and also in the Century Theatre bathroom.
You'll also find fun, interactive activities for children, a weekend Drop-In Zone, workshops for young and old alike, and school holiday programmes are offered throughout the year.
Primary School Programmes
Our primary school education programmes are designed especially for Year 1 – 8 students and offer a fun, hands-on learning experience for young students in a unique, inspiring environment.
Secondary School Programmes
Our secondary school education programmes are designed especially for Year 9 – 13 students.