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Kids and family

Auckland Museum aims to engage children in educational experiences through innovation and excellence in exhibitions, activity programmes, and use of its collection

The Museum encourages children to confidently develop an understanding of the world around them by exploring cultures, the arts, science and the environment.

  • Nature Quest

    SAT 13 APR - SUN 28 APR
    FREE

    Pick up a trail to help you explore the natural world surrounding the Museum – discover who is hiding in the leaf litter, who made the pretty patterns on tree trunks, who is climbing up waterfalls and much more.

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  • Butterfly Egg Hunt

    Past Event
    FRI 21 DEC 2018 - MON 4 FEB 2019
    FREE WITH MUSEUM ENTRY, PICK UP FROM TICKET AND INFORMATION DESK

    Pick up a trail and follow the clues to find the eggs those naughty butterflies have been laying all over our galleries! Count them all, and go into the draw to win a fabulous toy pack from the Museum Shop.

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  • Discovery Trail

    Saturdays and Sundays, All day
    Weird & Wonderful, Free with Museum Entry

    Discover amazing things as you investigate and explore the fascinating creatures and curiosities of the Weird & Wonderful gallery.

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