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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 Quiet Hour

    SUN 9 DEC, 8.30 AM - 10AM
    FREE, BUT PLEASE CALL BOOKINGS SO WE CAN MONITOR NUMBERS (30 VISITORS MAX), SAINSBURY HORROCKS GALLERY

    Join us for a sensory-friendly session for families with children on the the autism spectrum.

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  • Auckland Museum pop up at Hunters Plaza

    1- 5 OCTOBER & 8 - 12 OCTOBER, 11AM - 4PM
    FREE

    This school holiday come along to Hunters Plaza to find out all about butterflies!

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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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