Come on a journey through the decades in this interactive, fun and exciting exhibition.
Excess Baggage shows you some of the luggage taken on journeys during the 19th and 20th centuries, from top-hat boxes, to vanity cases and picnic sets.
Through a selection of objects and a pictorial display, we examine aspects of the Treaty.
This collection highlight brings together photos and letters which tell the story of the Anzac evacuation of Gallipoli - from a change in the weather to written reflections on the campaign.
One of our Collection Managers came across these mysterious objects in storage, they are described as "lead weights for embroidery". Do you know how they would have been used?
Focusing on life ‘at home’ during the First World War, the Home Front exhibition will explore how the events half a world away shaped lives at home. This is the third in a series of WWI Centenary commemorative exhibitions.
A new book written and published by former Auckland Museum Librarian Ian Thwaites. It is full of anecdotes and biographical history providing a record of memories and accomplishments of those who contributed to this well-regarded institution.
Look out for our roadshow unit in your community as we come to discover, connect and share stories of those who served.Email us
This programme gives students the opportunity to observe and draw items of cultural and community significance from across the Museum collection.
As part of our centenary education programme, Auckland Museum is using the popular Minecraft® game to engage students with the events that occurred at Gallipoli in 1915.
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Search more than one million catalogue records from Auckland Museum’s natural sciences, human history and documentary heritage collections.
Online Cenotaph is our digital social space where enthusiasts, families, and researchers can share their interconnecting experiences of New Zealand servicemen and women.