Phone 07 827 3319

Address 24 Victoria Street, Cambridge, New Zealand View Map



Temporary Building Closure from 6 June 2023 for Seismic Strengthening Work

Step inside the old Courthouse and discover a treasure trove  of  artefacts, photographs, and taonga.  The exhibitions reveal intriguing insights into the people and passions that have shaped this area.

There is an extensive collection of artefacts and archives relating to the history of Cambridge, its districts and people. Enthusiastic staff and volunteers work to build a rich archival resource of particular interest to students, family and social historians.

The policy is to collect Cambridge-related archives, artefacts and photographs, donations of which are always welcome.

Cambridge Museum’s focus is on “Bonding People with Place.”

The Cambridge Historical Society Inc. own the collections and operate the Cambridge Museum with support from the community and the Waipa District Council. You are invited to explore our site and its different sections.

Free entry.

Open 10:00 to 4:00, Mon-Fri, 10:00 to 2:00 Sat & Sun, and public holidays

Cambridge Museum

24 Victoria Street, Cambridge, New Zealand

.6km from Cambridge

Cambridge is close to:
Auckland 1 hr 45 min
Hobbiton 30 min
Hamilton Airport 15 min
Waitomo Caves 50 min
Te Awamutu 25 min
Avantidrome 2 min
Hamilton Gardens 15 min
Raglan 1 hr
Rotorua 1 hr
Tauranga 1 hr
Lake Karapiro 15 min
Sanctuary Mountain 30 min
Te Awa Cycle Trail 2 min
The Boatshed Kayaks 15 min
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The perfect base to explore
New Zealand's central North Island

Cambridge is close to some of New Zealand's major international attractions like Hobbiton, Waitomo Caves, Hamilton Gardens and Tauranga. Yet with plenty of unique local attractions, events and dining options - and a friendly, relaxed town ambience - you may not want to leave!

Attractions Map

Sanctuary Mountain

30 min

Hamilton Gardens

15 min

Cambridge i-Site


1 hr

Waitomo Caves

50 min


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