Become a member

By joining the Museum as a member, you will enjoy free entry any time, receive a quarterly newsletter, and invitation to our annual Member's Day.

The Museum is open seven days a week, closed only on Good Friday and Christmas Day.

Individual membership $10

Family membership $15

Membership fees are due annually and can be paid on-line.


If you would like to make a financial donation to the Museum, you may do so at the Museum or on-line, please contact us if you would like to support us in this way.

The Museum will consider all items with a local historic content donated by the community; these artefacts are cared for at best museum standards. These articles are used to enhance our displays, grow our collection, and enrich our research knowledge.

Donations are very important to the Museum and are always very gratefully received.

Become a volunteer!

If history interests you and you find it as fascinating as we do consider becoming a volunteer. When you volunteer you will be rewarded by knowing that you are helping to support this important treasure which preserves and informs Te Aroha's rich and interesting past for future generations.

Volunteering with like minded people and meeting new people from here, and overseas, is a treasure in itself.

If you would like to talk about volunteering and what is involved before deciding, we'd love to have a chat.