Auckland Museum Institute members only, Thursday 18 September 2014, 1pm – 2pm and 6pm – 7pm, Free
Ever wondered where the Museum stores the collection items that are not on display? Auckland Museum Institute members can enjoy this rare chance to tour the Museum’s basement storage area and come face-to-face with some of our hidden treasures. Book now
27 August - 5 October 2014, Special Exhibitions Hall, Free with Museum entry
Step ‘inside’ the historic huts of Antarctic explorers Captain Robert Falcon Scott and Sir Ernest Shackleton in an immersive audiovisual experience*, created by renowned New Zealand photographer Jane Ussher and the Antarctic Heritage Trust.
19 June 2014 - 1 February 2015, Sainsbury Horrocks Gallery, Free with Museum entry
The first in a series of exhibitions
about the New Zealand war experience. Using the many perspectives and experiences of those involved, the exhibition will tell the lesser-known story of New Zealand's first action in WWI, the occupation of German Sāmoa.
One of our major resources is the Cenotaph database, a biographical database of New Zealanders who have served in the military.