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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.
Get hands-on with our Natural History collection workshops at six different locations around Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland.
How do we understand place and heritage in Aotearoa New Zealand today? This is one of the key questions explored in this new commemorative display, which looks back to the origins of our nation.
Through a selection of objects and a pictorial display, we examine aspects of the Treaty.
Ruth is renowned for her community contributions in and around the Auckland region, demonstrating and educating the living art of traditional Māori practices. Join in with Ruth to make your own raranga creation.
In collaboration with Massey University, take part in a thought-provoking three-day conference with experts exploring the impact of the Treaty and its role in the future of our country.
Basil, our dinosaur, has been an Auckland resident for eight years, and in that time he’s visited beaches, bush and maunga across the region. Come along and discover his favourite Auckland spots, and why he loves them so much.
Join us for an evening smart talk exploring fresh perspectives on the Treaty of Waitangi, moderated by Broadcaster Te Radar.
Join our Human History Educator Georgia as she
shares stories of the soldier experience at Gallipoli.
As Matariki rises in the dawn, Shakespeare’s timeless love story featuring a pair of star-crossed lovers will be performed later in the evening at Auckland Museum’s Māori Court.
Come learn about the cool and crazy world of insects and craft some creepy critters with Josh, our natural science expert.
From the heights of Pride Rock, the beauty of Africa is on show. See this landscape brought to life with music, drumming and dancing in this fun, interactive performance by Kimata and Boateng.
Come along to see some of the shining stars that arose out of the Jam Bus Mobile recording studio programme. The voices of our youth!
Auckland Museum and Taku Tāmaki – Auckland Stories are proud to host this display of ceramics to celebrate the 50th anniversary of New Zealand Potters.
Ever wanted a personalised portrait of you and the family? The hugely-popular Quick Draw Sketch Gang are coming onsite to The Studio.
Bookable tours for New Zealand groups of seniors.
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.
To mark the 175th anniversary of the signing of Te Tiriti o Waitangi – the Treaty of Waitangi, take part in our programmes that look at the history of New Zealand’s founding document and its significance today.
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.
Enjoy a vibrant and entertaining glimpse of Māori culture at Tāmaki Paenga Hira in engaging performance which culminates in a high-energy, spine-tingling version of the world-famous haka.
Unleash the storyteller within! Our storyteller needs your help! Every day at 11am, a story will be told from our storytelling chair and you have the chance to take part!
Gain insider information from our wonderful guides who share their knowledge about our most famous collections.
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.