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Catch the very best of Sir David Attenborough's early Zoo Quest TV adventures in the Origins Gallery.
Join us for the first event of our annual LATE series of curated evenings and panel discussions.
After its debut in 2016, Te Iwa o Matariki is back to share the story of Matariki’s nine stars.
Auckland Museum is opening up access to its Pacific treasures collection and creating stronger connections with Auckland’s Pacific communities.
Being Chinese in Aotearoa: A photographic journey celebrates Chinese life in New Zealand.
Look out for our roadshow unit in your community as we come to discover, connect and share stories of those who served.
Alan Preston founded Fingers, an Auckland jewellery co-operative in 1974. They have a reputation for creating some of the most distinctive jewellery in New Zealand.
Two tiny insects puzzled entomologists for many years - where did they belong in the grand classification scheme of the Hymenoptera (ants, bees, wasps, and parasistic wasps)?
Ka toro haere tēnei whakaaturanga i ētahi o ngā tātai kōrero mō Te Tiriti o Waitangi me nga āhuatanga o ngā whakataunga Tiriti ki Tāmaki Makaurau nei.
This display explores some of the history surrounding the Treaty of Waitangi and Treaty settlement process here in Auckland.
Gather ’round for a fun and interactive storytelling experience in our Weird & Wonderful gallery. Bring the whole family to Storytime — and get ready to listen, learn, clap and play.
Discover amazing things as you investigate and explore the fascinating creatures and curiosities of the Weird & Wonderful gallery.
Find the perfect gift in our Museum Store. Our diverse range of gifts includes artwork, jewellery, homewares and beauty products.
Auckland Museum's Collections Online database gives you advanced search tools that let you explore our collection in exciting new ways. More than 300,000 images are available to download and re-use for any purpose imaginable — even commercial use.
Who owns an idea? When does a conventional form become a unique and distinctive design? Auckland Museum recently acquired a brooch by contemporary jeweller Octavia Cook which explores these concepts, and responds to a particular situation in which she found herself in last year.
Jian Liu has been gaining reputation as a well sought-after solo pianist, chamber musician, and educator across the globe.
Auckland Museum is proud to have a strong Pacific dimension, and is working to build on this to ensure our Pacific collections and communities are embraced and celebrated.
Get hands-on this holiday with this twice-daily family activity for children. Get up close to collection objects and learn more about natural sciences in our Weird & Wonderful Gallery.
Captain Val Sanderson served in two wars before leading efforts to save New Zealand's natural heritage with the Royal Forest & Bird Society. Find out more about his pioneering work.
Help us do more. Donate now and be part of your Museum’s journey to stimulate inspiration, learning and enjoyment.
Back for a 10th season, the legendary Fazioli Piano Recital Series returns to the Museum for three stellar performances.
A 20 strong team of researchers will soon be undertaking a trip into our big blue backyard to discover more about this largely unexplored area.
Positioned in the heart of the Museum and above the Grand Foyer, the Champagne Mezzanine is the Museum’s latest addition to the suite of exceptional spaces for hire.
Treasures from Fiji are the second collection group to be explored, which includes over 1500 objects. 'Nai Yau Vakaviti: Na Ka Mareqeti' is the name the Fijian community has gifted to the project.
In this series, we interview some of the finalists from the Wildlife Photographer of the Year about their winning shot and more...
Online Cenotaph is our digital social space where enthusiasts, families, and researchers can share and contribute to the records of those who served for Aotearoa New Zealand.
Auckland Museum is pleased to share the news that Australian Tim Hart will join the Museum as Director of Public Experience.
Cleaning is an extremely important aspect of caring for museum collections. It is done thoughtfully, scientifically and cautiously by specialist Conservators and Collection Managers.
Have you been inspired and want to learn more about topics explored at the Auckland Museum? Come and visit the Museum Library and read more about them.
Whether you're looking for quality gifts or a special memento of your visit, the Museum has the best in gifts and souvenirs.
Search more than one million catalogue records from Auckland Museum’s natural sciences, human history and documentary heritage collections.
Students have the opportunity to explore Auckland Museum galleries and select objects to inspire their own work and portfolios.
Our new Memorial Discovery Centre, Pou Maumahara, opened in November 2016. It is a place for visitors to research and make personal discoveries about New Zealand servicemen and women.
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