Waiheke Historical Museum
Discover Waiheke's history while exploring this comprehensive collection of artifacts. The village consists of the Woolshed Museum and two restored cottages replicating a bygone era, with textile displays and a photographic gallery with various interesting stand alone exhibitions. Find us on the Onetangi Straight. Group Bookings anytime.
Experience a slice of Old Waiheke at the Waiheke Museum and Historic Village.
A reconstructed woolshed housing the Museum’s main exhibits
A 1930s-style island cottage that can be used as a meeting room
Three small bach-style houses with period rooms and photo exhibits
A working, manually-operated telephone exchange
The original Waiheke jail
Being developed: The Taonga Heritage Gardens
A wool press, a whale-oil cauldron, a hand-cranked telephone network, and even a fine old long-drop toilet! [No, not in actual use; we have modern ones for visitors.]
The Museum is located at 165 Onetangi Straight, Waiheke Island, and is open from noon to 4:00 PM on Wednesdays, Saturdays, Sundays, and public holiday Mondays, all year round. Entry is by donation.
Ph 09 372 7143
Last updated: 4/8/2013