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Waitomo Caves Discovery Centre

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In the centre of Waitomo Caves Village & 500m from the world famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves, this special interest museum explains how caves and karst (limestone landscapes)are formed, what is found in them, and the general world of speleology (the science of caves). A 17 minute multi-media show about the NZ Glowworm (Arachnocapma luminosa), in a comfortable theatre.

There is also an extensive library and cave research facilities.

Collection Type
History, Natural History, Science, Taonga Maori, Technology

Contact Details
Postal address iconPO Box 12, Waitomo Caves, Waitomo 3943
Telephone number icon64 7 878 7640
Web address iconhttp://www.waitomodiscovery.org
Email address iconinfo@waitomodiscovery.org

Visitor Information
Physical address icon21 Waitomo Caves Road, Waitomo 3943, New Zealand
Hours of operation iconDaily 8.45am - 5.30pm January - February: 8.30am to 7.00pm Closed Christmas Day
Charges iconAdult $5 Children, Museums Aotearoa, Waitomo Caves Museum Society Members free

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