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Kids and family

Auckland Museum aims to engage children in educational experiences through innovation and excellence in exhibitions, activity programmes, and use of its collection

The Museum encourages children to confidently develop an understanding of the world around them by exploring cultures, the arts, science and the environment.

  • Secret World of Butterflies book reading

    Past Event
    9 June 2018 - 9 June 2018

    Join author Courtney Sina Meredith and illustrator Giselle Clarkson as they bring the mysterious world of butterflies to life with this beautiful new book.

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  • Night at Auckland Museum - Secrets....shhh!

    Sold out
    Family Nights: SAT 7, SUN 8, MON 9, WED 18, THU 19 and FRI 20 July (ALL SOLD OUT). 6pm-8.30pm. Doors open at 5.30pm
    All Museum Galleries, Entry via Atrium

    Things are going bump in the night at Auckland Museum. Voices are heard. Shadows are moving. The objects are coming to life!

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  • Discovery Trail

    Saturdays and Sundays, All day
    Weird & Wonderful, Free with Museum Entry

    Discover amazing things as you investigate and explore the fascinating creatures and curiosities of the Weird & Wonderful gallery.

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