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Schedule for today

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Original Thinkers - Celebrating 150 years of the Auckland Museum Institute

Opens Wed 20 Sep
Grand Foyer Mezzanine, Level 1, Free with Museum entry

Join us in celebrating 150 years of the Auckland Museum Institute and discover the role their forward-thinking founders played in laying the foundations for this Museum and its world-class collections.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Highlights Tour

Daily at 10.45am, 12.45pm and 2.15pm (11.45am avail Nov-Mar)
Run Time 60 min. Charges apply, see our package for details

Take a tour with one of our local guides as they share their knowledge with you. Hear about Aotearoa's people and their place in the Pacific, the remarkable flora and fauna, and the conflict that have shaped the nation.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Taku Tāmaki – Auckland Stories South at MIT Manukau

Offsite
Daily, 10am - 5pm
MIT Manukau Campus, Manukau Train Station, Davies Ave, Manukau, Free

Celebrating the people and places of this diverse community, Taku Tāmaki – Auckland Stories South is the first Auckland Museum exhibition to be held in South Auckland.

Offsite

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Treaty of Waitangi exhibit

On display from THU 10 Mar
Māori Court, free with Museum entry

Ka toro haere tēnei whakaaturanga i ētahi o ngā tātai kōrero mō Te Tiriti o Waitangi me nga āhuatanga o ngā whakataunga Tiriti ki Tāmaki Makaurau nei. This display explores some of the history surrounding the Treaty of Waitangi and Treaty settlement process here in Auckland.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Fri 7 Jul - Sun 3 Dec 2017
Special Exhibitions Hall, Free with Museum entry

This ever-popular exhibition returns exclusively to the Museum direct from the Natural History Museum in London, with all new photography featuring the very best international wildlife imagery by photographers of all ages.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

华夏人与长白云故乡 Being Chinese in Aotearoa: A photographic journey

10 Feb 2017 - 21 JAN 2018
Sainsbury Horrocks Gallery

Being Chinese in Aotearoa: A photographic journey celebrates Chinese life in New Zealand.

11:00 AM

Māori cultural performance

Daily, 11am, 12pm, and 1.30pm (2.30pm avail Nov - Mar)
Run time 30 min. CHARGES APPLY, SEE OUR PACKAGES FOR DETAILS

Experience a vibrant glimpse of Māori culture in an engaging performance which culminates in a high-energy, spine-tingling version of the world-famous haka.