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Bring along your toddlers and children for a fun and interactive storytelling experience.
Children and families have a fun time creating crafts inspired by the Weird and Wonderful Gallery artefacts.
‘Discover and Explore the Museum’ will connect you with our collection items and galleries using a fun, hands-on approach. Be immersed in the stories behind some of our most fascinating treasures with our museum experts who will share their knowledge with you and your family.
Join us at Western Springs at Pasifika, a festival that boasts to be the biggest Pacific-specific celebration in the world.
Take part and hear from a range of speakers as they discuss their perspectives on the people, places and events documented in Robin Morrison’s photos.
Robin Morrison was one of New Zealand’s most celebrated photojournalists. His striking, unpretentious images allowed us to see ourselves, and our way of life, as if for the first time. 'A Decade of Days' features a selection of Robin’s black and white photographs of his city, Auckland, from 1971 to 1985.
Due to overwhelming interest, the Museum has extended the season of this intimate exhibition. Using cutting-edge technology, From the Summit projects the incredible story of the original ascent to Mt Everest, onto a scale model of the mountain.
Our Māori cultural performance is recognised as being one of the leading Māori cultural experiences in New Zealand, culminating in the world famous haka.
Our Guides will describe the significance of some of our most treasured objects, artefacts and specimens; including an exploration of the architecture of the historic Museum building itself.
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 children's gallery. Open daily, free with Museum entry.
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.