Discover Rotorua's rich culture, volatile landscape and dramatic history in this world-class museum. Innovative exhibitions, fascinating cinema experiences and informative guided tours enable visitors to discover the amazing stories of this unique region.
Watch the Rotorua Stories film to discover the scientific and mythological reasons for Rotorua's volatile landscape, or visit the poignant Maori Battalion Cinema to learn about the heroic soldiers in World War II. Meet famous leaders, legendary
... Read more
heroes and beautiful treasures in our Te Arawa galleries. Plus five changing galleries showcase artworks and objects from our collection, as well as an exciting programme of touring exhibitions.
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. The museum shop has a wide range of local arts, crafts and books, and the café sells great coffee and a tasty all day menu.