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Back for an eighth season, the Fazioli International Piano Recital series opens in June with a performances from Nikolai Demidenko, Kirill Gerstein and Jean-Efflam Bavouzet.
These school holidays, explore our Human History collections and rediscover some of the traditional knowledge within Aotearoa
As part of the Auckland Heritage Festival, explore New Zealand's military heritage with help from the New Zealand Military Historical Society and other groups.
Join our Human History Educator Georgia as she shares stories of the soldier experience at Gallipoli.
Captain Festus McBoyle has been infecting New Zealand for over four years. Armed with cheeky humour and side splitting songs, Festus is guaranteed to be more fun than a squirrel up ya jumper.
Mahuika presents 'I live in Tāmaki', the stories of five characters from Auckland searching for their heritage and place.
Join Te Whānau Raukura – members of the Museum’s vibrant Māori cultural performance group as they demonstrate and share stories of Māori games of skill. Discover all this and more in our high-energy performance.
Poi were traditionally used by Māori men to increase flexibility and strength in their hands and arms, and to improve their coordination and control. Join artist Ruth Woodbury from Raranga Creations to make your own poi.
Kathryn Stott is internationally recognised as one of Britain’s most versatile and imaginative musicians and among today's most engaging pianists.
The thrilling legend of Tāmaki Makaurau explains the story behind our volcanic landscape. The story is retold with comedy and physical theatre by The Performance.net.
Come and create your own Minecraft soldier or peg doll WWI nurse.
In October 1917, in the farmlands of Belgium, New Zealand suffered one of its greatest tragedies; the battle of Passchendaele marked the greatest loss of life for New Zealand in any military engagement.
From the spicy smells of Dominion Road and Sandringham to the top restaurants in town, get a taste of Auckland's ever-changing food landscape.
We're celebrating the Victorian era in the Studio with some fun and hands on activities!
Try your hand at some decoupage, which was the vogue in Victorian times, by cutting, arranging and sticking collage materials to make a stunning card to take home with you.
Join us in celebrating the language and culture of Fiji. Visit The Studio in the Taku Tāmaki exhibition and join our cultural experts for an interactive workshop on masi.
As part of Get Ready Week, you can visit The Studio to learn more about NZ Shakeout and the new Civil Defence Plan, and collect information on how to prepare yourself for an emergency.
As Auckland marks its 175th year, this special home-grown exhibition invites you to become explorers of the city.
Come and explore the Gallipoli campaign in an exhibition featuring the interactive world of Minecraft® and incredible objects from the Museum’s collections.
Come to the Museum these school holidays as we share stories about Auckland, its landscape and inhabitants.
This year, 175 years since the founding of Auckland city, LATE delves into all things Tāmaki Makaurau.
Back for an eighth season, the legendary Fazioli piano recital series returns to the Museum for four stellar performances over winter.
We light up the Museum to celebrate or commemorate occasions of regional, national and international significance. Check out some of the recent events we've marked.
Come on into The Studio in Taku Tāmaki - Auckland Stories and meet the people of Auckland. All sorts of Aucklanders will be sharing their interests and skills. Join in, take part and learn something new.
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.
Come along and see the differences between a day in the life of young Aucklanders in the past, present and future. With your help and imagination Ryan the storyteller will spin a different tale every day.
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.
Performers from our Māori Cultural Experience will take you on a guided tour of our magnificent Māori gallery.
Our collections and galleries are permanent features at the Museum and are open to the public daily.
This gallery can be found on the top floor and tell the story of New Zealand's involvement in wars from the New Zealand Wars to East Timor.
Weird and Wonderful is a free children's gallery open daily.
Pacific Masterpieces shows some of the most beautiful and important Oceanic art and artefacts in the world, ranging from delicate combs to ocean going canoes and from feathered cloaks to shields.