Welcome to the Morrinsville Museum

formally known as Morrin Museum

See our new 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

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

Closed Sunday and Mondays

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.


Our Special Exhibitions

   Family Treasures and Taonga Exhibition

The First World War and its Morrinsville Soldiers

Scrivener 12 June 1915poppy




A member New Zealand Engineers.
Died of disease on the 12th.June 1915 aged 21
We will honour each Morrinsville Serviceman on the anniversary of his death
with a special personal review of his service to his Country and Morrinsvillle district.
Come to the Museum to see further information and our new Anzac exhibition now open
Now On   Family Treasures and Taonga Exhibition for Primary School pupils.
View and see the unique  and frank way the students describe their very personal treasure or taonga                                                                                              Until the 25th  June 2015                                                                                                                                                                            

Please phone all your inquires to:

Museum manager :Barbara Dalziel
Phone (07) 889 4190

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