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Contact Library Services


Monday to Saturday 10am - 5pm
ANZAC Day 10am - 5pm

Sundays and public holidays
(except ANZAC Day): closed

The Pau Maumahara Memorial Discovery Centre is open every day except Christmas Day and may have resources to assist with some enquiries.

Library hours and services over the Christmas - New Year period, 2017/2018

Library Reading Room Christmas hours 2017

Saturday 23 December -  Closes at 3pm
Sunday 24 December -   Closed
Monday 25  - Museum closed
Tuesday 26 December - (Public holiday) Closed
Wednesday 27 – Saturday 30 December - Normal service (10am – 5pm)
Sunday 31 December - Closed
Monday 1, Tuesday 2 January 2018 - (Public holidays) Closed
From Wednesday 3 January 2018  - Normal service resumes

Interloan requests, new book suggestions, and acquisitions received over the break will be dealt with from January 3.

Image Order service

We will be accepting last orders in 2017 up to 3pm Friday 15 December, for pre-processing.
The service will be closed from Friday 22 December and will resume service on Monday 8 January 2018. 

Contact information

If you cannot visit the Museum in person, staff in the Library and Pau Maumahara Memorial Discovery Centre offer a research service.

Many of your questions may be answered by a search of the internet or a visit to your local library. But if you have an enquiry based on the Museum's Collections or our special knowledge please do contact us. 

Simple, quick requests are usually answered free-of-charge. Enquiries needing research may attract a charge, but staff will inform you if that is the case.

Contact Us

+64 9 306 7070 ext 7084
Fax: 64 9 306 7061

Postal address

Museum Library & Enquiry Services
Auckland War Memorial Museum
Private Bag 92018

Our Library staff will endeavour to respond promptly to your enquiry.