Welcome to the Morrinsville Museum

See our smart facility and contribute your own ideas, stories, items and information to the history of Morrinsville.

Features of the museum include the McDonald cottage, displays of Maori tools, school items, childhood toys and dairy farm items. Also see our own film “The Green Circle” (25 minutes)

The museum archives hold an extensive collection of Morrinsville material including photographs which are available for viewing on request.

Opening Hours for the Museum

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday Friday 12.30pm to 4.00pm
Saturday from 9.00am to 2.00 pm.   –  Market Day only.

Our opening hours on  Sunday  10.30am to 2.00pm


We do strongly suggest you ring The Morrinsville Museum before you set off on your family day out to visit the Museum. We are dependent on volunteers staff. If you wish to visit outside the listed hours you can call 889 4190 or email the museum to arrange a time to visit.

Exhibitions  –       What to see

Pakarau Soldier Settlement Exhibition open from the Public  22nd March 2016

Morrinsville Railway Exhibition opens 16th October 2016.

We will honour each Morrinsville Serviceman on the anniversary of his death
with a special personal review of his service to his Country and Morrisville district.

Come to the Museum to see further information and our exhibition now.
The First World War and its Morrinsville Soldiers






Wellington Infantry Regiment 1st Battalion

Died 15th August 1916

Age 40



Robert Henry Victor


Auckland Infantry Regiment 2nd Battalion

6th Hauraki Company

Died 15th August 1916

Age 35



James Archibald


Auckland Infantry Regiment 2nd Battalion

6th Hauraki Company

Died 15th August 1916

Age 26


Lance Corporal

Leonard James


Auckland Infantry Regiment 2nd Battalion

Died 15 September 1916

Age 25


Please phone all your inquires to:

Museum manager :Barbara Dalziel
Phone (07) 889 4190

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