Events & workshops

Lecture: ‘Hidden Treasure and Resistance’ Adult Presentation.
Apr 29 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Discover Polish archaeologists’ work in Poland and around the world, from the Iron Age Biskupin Fort, Katyn Forest and Warsaw to Egypt and South America.

Come and unearth links between World War 2, Resistance and Polish New Zealanders.

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Free off-street parking, seating, restrooms and wheelchair access available.Museum is open 10am to 4pm., if you’d like to look around after the presentation.


Museum entry by donation. Group booking fee applies.

Workshop: ‘Discover Hidden Treasures’ Family craft.
May 2 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Part of Archaeology Week NZ

Discover an Iron Age lake fort, Vikings and the hidden jewels of an emperor in Poland.

Poland has a long and rich history of fossils and artefacts buried in its rich multi-cultural heritage.

Learn how some fascinating discoveries were made by ordinary people. See a re-created open air working museum in the slideshow presentation.

Then construct your own craft work treasures to take home.

Starts at 2pm till 4pm, Cost: $8 per person, including adults.

Ages 7 years plus. All children are to be accompanied by an adult please. . Materials provided. Cash or internet banking (sorry no Eftpos or credit card) Contact: To book please ph 09 533 3530 or email

Museum is open 12 to 5 pm if you’d like to look around before the workshop.