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How do we understand place and heritage in Aotearoa New Zealand today? This is one of the key questions explored in this new commemorative display, which looks back to the origins of our nation.
Drop in for creative fun inspired by our collections and galleries. Draw a picture or create your own crafty artefact to take home.
Following their 2013 sell out show, the much-loved French maestros of light, fire and pyrotechnics, Groupe F, return to the Auckland Domain.
Join the Weird and Wonderful team to play the game Clued In. Accept the challenge then explore the gallery to figure out which collection objects share a
The Auckland War Memorial Museum is proud to present The Great War on Screen, an exclusive expert talk with festival guest, Apocalypse WWI producer, Josette D. Normandeau.
After you've viewed the award-winning WOW® garments up close, head to the Workroom to delve deeper into the WOW® story and get creative with the Paper Challenge.
Snap a picture of yourself family enjoying your favourite activity or performance at our Chinese New Year celebrations to go in the draw for a special gift pack from our store.
Melinda Gao and Ma Xin, members of the Chinese of the Chinese Music Association and Chinese Music Performance Association, open our Chinese New Year celebrations.
Join us for two fun-packed sessions where you'll learn traditional arts and crafts from Taiwanese artists and master teachers.
On Wednesday 18 and Thursday 19 February 2015 Auckland Museum will be lit red and gold to celebrate the Chinese New Year.
Auckland Museum is proud to collaborate with the Confucius Institute to showcase special selected Chinese Collection items for showcase.
Join the Taoist Tai Chi Society in a demonstration of Tai Chi and learn about this art form and its health benefits.
Auckland Museum is pleased to present an afternoon of music from Taiwan's 1000 year orchestra group and the Music Association of Auckland.
Funky flats, spiky stilettos, or plain old sneakers – people obsess over shoes. As part of 10 Days of Fashion in the City, join us at the Museum with Kathryn Wilson and Doris de Pont for an evening of talks about the all-important shoe fetish.
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.
See the brand new WOW® World of WearableArtTM exhibition, exclusive to Auckland Museum, before it tours worldwide.
Celebrate Chinese culture at Auckland Museum with fun hands-on activities, storytelling, live art demonstrations, vibrant music and dance performances.
Be a part of our special programmes marking the 175th anniversary of the signing of Te Tiriti o Waitangi – the Treaty of Waitangi.
Enjoy a vibrant and entertaining glimpse of Māori culture at Tāmaki Paenga Hira in engaging performance which culminates in a high-energy, spine-tingling version of the world-famous haka.
Meet some of the most talented carvers from the mana whenua of Tāmaki, Auckland, as they work in the Māori Court.
Gain insider information from our wonderful guides who share their knowledge about our most famous collections.
Performers from our Māori Cultural Experience will take you on a guided tour of our magnificent Māori gallery.
Our collections and galleries are permanent features at the Museum and are open to the public daily.
This gallery can be found on the top floor and tell the story of New Zealand's involvement in wars from the New Zealand Wars to East Timor.
Weird and Wonderful is a free children's gallery open daily.
Pacific Masterpieces shows some of the most beautiful and important Oceanic art and artefacts in the world, ranging from delicate combs to ocean going canoes and from feathered cloaks to shields.