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Plan your visit

Hours and admission

Opening hours

Auckland War Memorial Museum is open daily from 10am - 5pm, closed Christmas Day
(Open following the Dawn Service on Anzac Day)

Museum Library Open Monday to Saturday from 10am - 5pm
The Library is closed Sundays and public holidays (except Anzac Day)
Museum Store Open daily from 10am - 5pm, closed Christmas Day
Café Open daily from 9.30am - 5pm, closed Christmas Day

Museum entry and package costs


Museum Entry

Kiwi Package
Museum Entry + Highlights Tour

Tūī Package
Museum Entry + Māori Cultural Performance

Moa Package
Museum Entry + Māori Cultural Performance + Highlights Tour

Auckland Residents**





New Zealand Residents

Donation invited




Adult (International visitor)





Child*** (International visitor)





Family**** (International visitors)





Highlights Tour and Māori Cultural Performance

You can extend your experience further with a package deal that includes a Highlights Tour, Māori Cultural Performance or both. Visitors can bundle their admission with a package of their choice. Find out more about our Highlights Tour and Māori Cultural Performance.

** Auckland Museum entry is free for Aucklanders with a MyMuseum card, with proof of residence. Find out more about getting a MyMuseum card.

*** Children: 6-14 years old, 5 years and under are free

**** Family: 2 adults and up to 4 children

School groups

Booking your New Zealand school group visit is essential and service fees may apply. Find out more about the Museum's education programmes and school visits.

Weird & Wonderful

During the term will host school groups as part of our education programme in the Weird and Wonderful gallery.