MTG Hawke’s Bay

MTG Hawke’s Bay is Located in the heart of Napier’s cultural precinct forming the cultural centre of this stylish city for over 150 years. MTG Hawke’s Bay is a place where people, objects and ideas meet.

Comprising a Museum, Theatre and Gallery - MTG inhabits three buildings of distinct character; an art deco masterpiece, a modernist gem and a light-filled gallery that looks out across the magnificent Hawke's Bay.

MTG Hawke’s Bay is home to a nationally significant collection of art and objects that form the foundation of its distinctive exhibitions and a world-class research facility. The MTG Theatre hosts a lively programme of film and performing arts.

MTG is a must see for all visitors wanting to find out more about the history of the region. MTG Hawke’s Bay’s exhibition programme celebrates the richness and diversity of the Museum collection in a variety of changing exhibitions. This is the place to get a fresh perspective on stories including the 1931 Hawke’s Bay earthquake.

MTG Hawke’s Bay welcomes visitors from all over the world to share in the complex and fascinating history of New Zealand, through the lens of a distinct and characterful region.

MTG is open every day 10am – 6pm except Christmas Day.
Adult entry prices apply Children under 15 are free.

To find out more about MTG visit us at

MTG Hawke’s Bay is formally known as Hawke’s Bay Museum & Art Gallery (HBMAG).


Opening Times

MTG is open every day 10am – 6pm except Christmas Day.

Call Us

P 06 835 7781


MTG Hawke’s Bay
1 Tennyson Street
PO Box 248
Napier 4140

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