Admissions & Hours


We're open most days of the year.

We love it when our visitors give a donation. It helps us to keep things running, and allows us to update the exhibitions.

Our Te Awahou Nieuwe Stroom facility offers free entry for Horowhenua residents. 

Opening Hours

Attractions on offer at Te Awahou Riverside Cultural Park:

 Attraction  Hours

Te Awahou Nieuwe Stroom

National Dutch museum – Oranjehof Dutch Connection Centre

Māori museum, arts and learning centre – Piriharakeke Generation Inspiration Centre

Foxton Heritage and Natural Environment Centre – Foxton Hub

Monday to Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday & Sunday: 10:00am - 4:00pm

Closed: Wellington Anniversary Day 22 January 2024

De Molen Windmill and Dutch Deli  9am–4pm daily 
Whare Manaaki Māori Gallery and Workshop 10am–4pm Saturday & Sunday (weekdays by prior arrangement)
Closed: Christmas Day, Good Friday and ANZAC Day
Flax Stripper Museum 1pm–3pm daily or by arrangement
Closed: Christmas Day, Good Friday & ANZAC Day
Foxton Horse-Drawn Tram / Buggy

The Tram doesn’t provide rides at the moment, but everybody hopes that the Clydesdale horses return soon to the streets of Foxton.