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Bring your family and a torch and explore Auckland Museum at night. You'll be surprised at who you meet!
Malaga Matamata a Kaiga. In celebration of Tuvalu Language Week we warmly invite you and your family to a special viewing of koloa (treasures) from the Auckland Museum’s Pacific collection.
New Zealand has a dynamic coastline and the sea is constantly eating away the land, carrying with it anything in its path. Are we considering the effect of rising sea levels on heritage sites, and the associated loss of information, which will affect our ability to interpret the past? Hear Auckland Museum Archaeology Curator Louise Furey discuss these questions in our upcoming Cafe Scientifique.
These designer shopping totes by Gina Matchitt (Whakatōhea and Te Arawa) are on display from the beginning of Māori language week.
This exhibition of photographs commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Çanakkale, also known as the Gallipoli Campaign.
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.
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.
Focusing on life 'at home' during the First World War, the Home Front exhibition will explore how the events half a world away shaped lives at home. This is the third in a series of WWI Centenary commemorative exhibitions.
Join us for our annual LATE series of curated evenings, including panel discussions, live performances, late-night exhibition openings, and delicious food and drink.
Join Pasifika artists and creatives as they bring the Taku Tāmaki – Auckland Stories South exhibition alive with the sounds, language, creativity and dynamism of Pacific culture.
Back for a ninth 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.
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.
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.