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Join us for some activities to celebrate the language and culture of Niue. There’ll be a display of Niuean treasures in the Atrium.
To celebrate Diwali, the Hindu Festival of Lights, we will be Lighting up the Museum on Thursday and Friday evening this week.
A century on, the events of the First World War can feel abstract and unconnected to our lives today, but Auckland Museum’s new gallery Pou Kanohi New Zealand at War is making the events of the war feel both relevant and relatable.
Auckland Museum is opening up access to its Pacific treasures collection and creating stronger connections with Auckland’s Pacific communities.
Join us in celebrating 150 years of the Auckland Museum Institute and discover the role their forward-thinking founders played in laying the foundations for this Museum and its world-class collections.
Through objects, photographs and video, this small display looks at the practice of tattooing, from its origins as a sacred art to its application on contemporary merchandise.
One hundred years on from the Battle of Passchendaele, join us for this commemorative service, a time to reflect and remember the sacrifices made in the hope of securing lasting peace.
Being Chinese in Aotearoa: A photographic journey celebrates Chinese life in New Zealand.
This display was developed in partnership with the Holy Trinity Cathedral team to celebrate the upcoming consecration of the cathedral in October 2017, and to tell this Auckland story relating to both the past and the present.
Look out for our roadshow unit in your community as we come to discover, connect and share stories of those who served.
Find the perfect gift in our Museum Store. Our diverse range of gifts includes artwork, jewellery, homewares and beauty products.
During each of the six upcoming Pacific Language Weeks, Te Oro will come alive with the sounds, language, stories, colour and beauty of Pacific islands culture. A free day of cultural celebrations for all!
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.
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.
Search more than one million catalogue records from Auckland Museum’s natural sciences, human history and documentary heritage collections.
A 20 strong team of researchers have just finished a trip into our big blue backyard to discover more about this largely unexplored area.
Whether you're looking for quality gifts or a special memento of your visit, the Museum has the best in gifts and souvenirs.
In this series, we interview some of the finalists from the Wildlife Photographer of the Year about their winning shot and more...
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.
Jagt Singh was an Indian New Zealander who served with the Auckland Mounted Rifles in the First World War.
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.
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.
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)?
Discover the very best images of our environment and society from New Zealand's most popular photographic competition.
Join our Armistice Day memorial service as we remember all those who served and those who have given their lives in military service.
Join us on Remembrance Sunday to reflect on the sacrifices of our servicemen and women.
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.
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.
Five years into our 20-year Future Museum strategy, experience our Annual Review for 2016/2017 to see where how we are building on our past, engaging with our audiences today and investing for tomorrow.
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