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Schedule for today

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Not One More Acre!

ON NOW
MĀORI COURT, FREE

This partnership exhibition with Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei marks the 40th anniversary of the iwi's eviction from their ancestral lands on Takaparawhā Bastion Point.

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.

Secret World of Butterflies

SAT 9 JUN 2018 - SUN 17 FEB 2019
FREE WITH MUSEUM ENTRY, SAINSBURY HORROCKS GALLERY

Enjoy a kaleidoscope of colours and patterns in our exhibition, Secret World of Butterflies, which features thousands of butterflies (pūrerehua) from the Shannon Collection, on display for the first time.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Te Paki o Matariki: 160 years of Kiingitanga

FROM SAT 27 OCT 2018, MĀORI COURT​

Te Paki o Matariki: 160 years of Kiingitanga. This groundbreaking exhibition features a selection of taonga, from the private collection of Kiingi Tuheitia.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Towards a Nation

WED 15 AUG ONWARDS
FREE WITH MUSEUM ENTRY, HALLWAY BETWEEN MĀORI COURT AND PACIFIC MASTERPIECES

Sitting at just under 4 inches, the Te Pahi medal is a small object with a big story to tell. Presented to Ngāpuhi chief Te Pahi by Governor of NSW, Philip Gidley King, this medal was offered as a token of esteem for their friendship and the sharing of knowledge.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Treaty of Waitangi exhibit

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.

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.

11:00 AM

Up on the roof – a bird’s-eye view of Auckland

TUES 19, WED 20 and FRI 15 & 22 FEB
ADULTS & CHILDREN $20

Take advantage of this rare chance to learn more about one of the city’s most beloved heritage buildings.

11:01 AM

He Raa Maumahara mo Ngaa Riri Whenua ki Aotearoa

ON NOW
FREE WITH MUSEUM ENTRY

Discover the story behind the four Ōtorohanga College students who embarked on a mission to have the New Zealand Wars officially commemorated.

11:46 AM

Lest we forget poetry competition

13 February 2019 - 10 April 2019

This year, our annual Lest We Forget Poetry Competition invites poets of all ages to respond to our theme, "War is over... if you want it." Finalists will be invited to perform their poem in the Museum on Anzac Day 2019. See our website for more information on how to enter.

5:05 PM

Auckland Lantern Festival

Friday 15 and Saturday 16 February 5PM until 8PM
Free, Auckland Museum

​​Auckland Museum celebrates the Lantern Festival 2019.