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Join the Weird and Wonderful team to play the game Clued In. Accept the challenge then explore the gallery to figure out which collection objects share a
Bring along your children for a fun and interactive storytelling experience and then explore
our hands-on Weird and Wonderful gallery.
Drop in for some creative fun inspired by our Museum collections and galleries. Draw a picture or create something crafty and then take it home.
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.
After you've viewed the award-winning WOW® garments up close, head to the Workroom to delve deeper into the WOW® story and get creative with the Paper Challenge.
The first in a series of exhibitions
about the New Zealand war experience. Using the many perspectives and experiences of those involved, the exhibition will tell the lesser-known story of New Zealand's first action in WWI, the occupation of German Sāmoa.
See the brand new WOW® World of WearableArtTM exhibition, exclusive to Auckland Museum, before it tours worldwide.
Take part in some special creative craft fun inspired by the holiday season. Design your own decoration to take home and hang on your Christmas tree.
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.
Meet some of the most talented carvers from the mana whenua of Tāmaki, Auckland, as they work in the Māori Court.
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.