Trip Planner:   South Pacific  /  New Zealand  /  North Island  /  Waikato Region  /  Kihikihi  /  Childrens Museums  /  Te Awamutu Space Centre

Te Awamutu Space Centre, Kihikihi

(60+ reviews on the web)
Science Museum Museum
An inspiriting venue for all ages, Te Awamutu Space Centre presents the world of astronomy through audiovisual media, interactive activities, and a range of displays. The highlight of the center is a collection of items from both the American and Soviet space programs. When you learn about the history of manned spaced exploration, you can use interactive screens to tour the Solar System and take a peak at the star attractions of New Zealand's night sky. Take a look at our Kihikihi travel itinerary maker to schedule your visit to Te Awamutu Space Centre and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
Create a full Kihikihi itinerary
map

Plan your trip to Kihikihi

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Waikato Region by other users

16 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 28 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM EGYPT February, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 8 days in North Island BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, outdoors, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: July, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 32 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM September, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 34 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM CANADA November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 24 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM November, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 12 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM GERMANY October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 17 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM INDIA November, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in North Island BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 18 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM INDIA December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 16 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM INDIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 32 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM HONG KONG December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • 110 students visited the Space Centre over two consecutive days. Space Dave was very accomodating, professional, friendly and highly knowledgable. It was an experience enjoyed by both teachers and stu...  more »
  • This museum is totally engaging. My 12 yr old loved the games and simulations. There is a live feed from the space station, research projects on SETI etc., space history and memorabilia. It's quite sm...  more »
  • This was a great outing on a rainy day, there is plenty for the whole family. There are displays full of interesting educational facts and fun interactive games too that are suitable right from 2 year...  more »
Google
  • Space Dave is fantastic. He's very knowledgeable and open. His facilities are okay. He has some fun interactive displays. Worth a drive to TA.
  • This place is great. It was good to try the new VR machine.
  • Awesome place, kids had a great time. Very interactive displays and informative. We will be back.
  • Dave's passion for all things space shines through in the collection. Out of the way but worth a small detour for the experience.
  • Amazing place! Very interactive and loads of well presented information. Dave is a legend!