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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.

  • Auckland Museum pop up at Hunters Plaza

    1- 5 OCTOBER & 8 - 12 OCTOBER, 11AM - 4PM

    This school holiday come along to Hunters Plaza to find out all about butterflies!

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  • Secret World of Butterflies book reading

    Past Event
    9 June 2018 - 9 June 2018

    Join author Courtney Sina Meredith and illustrator Giselle Clarkson as they bring the mysterious world of butterflies to life with this beautiful new book.

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  • Caterpillars

    Past Event
    TUE 2, WED 3, THU 4 AND FRI 5 OCT, 11-11:45AM AND 2-2:45PM
    EVENT CENTRE, UNDER 3 FREE, Adult and Child ticket $25, Member and member child $20, Door Sales adult and child $35

    In a magical world of flitting butterflies, jumping eggs, and giant swaying flowers, two lycra-clad clown puppeteers try their hardest to remain unseen and at service to their puppets: two enormous plump Caterpillars.

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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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