Dinosaurs Education Kit
Suitable for Years 1-10. This three-part Education kit provides guidelines for learning about Dinosaurs in the Museum galleries.
The Background Notes explore a range of dinosaur-related Museum spaces including New Zealand Dinosaurs and other large mesozoic reptiles in the Origins Gallery.
The tuatara is the last representative on Earth of a group of reptiles that appeared at the same time the dinosaurs were evolving. Our Natural History Information Centre provides a number of fact sheets for school students, researchers and the general public to access.
Natural History Collection
Auckland Museum protects and cares for approximately 1.5 million natural history specimens in collections that have been built over 150 years. The focus of the collections is northern New Zealand, but they also contain material from the rest of the country, the South West Pacific and other parts of the world.
Natural History Information Centre
This information resource supports all natural histroy galleries. It has videos, books, computer resources, handling objects and more
Natural History Questions
Read useful and interesting information for commonly asked questions about plants, animals and endangered, threatened and extinct species...such as Were there ever dinosaurs in New Zealand? and Which way do snails coil in their shells?
Natural History Trails
Trails through the Museum's Natural History galleries for Year 1-3 and Year 4-6 and a printable map.