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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.

  • The Rising Stars of Tāmaki Makaurau

    Weekdays, 18-28 Apr, 11am and 1pm (Excluding 25 Apr)
    ATRIUM, FREE WITH MUSEUM ENTRY

    The NZ Music Commission brings you an exciting programme of bands and solo artists representing the brightest young musical talent in Auckland.

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  • World Masters Games 2017

    Offsite
    Sat 22 - Sun 30 Apr
    Free, The Cloud, Shed 10, Auckland Waterfront

    Give storytelling a go at the AM Story Lab.

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  • Easter Trail

    Past Event
    Fri 14 - Mon 17 Apr
    Pick up trail from Atrium, Free with Museum entry

    Join in the Easter fun and find the eggs that we've hidden around the Museum – for a chance to win a chocolate hamper.

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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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  • Storytime

    Sat and Sun, 11-11.30am and 2pm-2:30pm
    Weird and Wonderful, Free with Museum entry

    Gather ’round for a fun and interactive storytelling experience in our Weird & Wonderful gallery. Bring the whole family to Storytime — and get ready to listen, learn, clap and play.

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  • Kiwi Kids Music Festival

    SAT 22 AND SUN 23 APR, SAT 29, 11AM and 1PM. AND SUN 30 APR, 10:30AM AND 2:30PM
    ATRIUM, FREE WITH MUSEUM ENTRY

    Join Kiwi Kids Music for the best music for kids and families, made right here in Aotearoa, New Zealand! Hosted by the much loved entertainer, Suzy Cato, the Festival includes all your favourites including Captain Festus McBoyle, Levity Beet, Kath Bee, Mr Roberelli, plus a whole lot more.

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  • Drum Line

    Offsite
    Past Event
    1 Apr 2017, 10am - 2.30pm
    Te Oro, Glen Innes

    Head to Te Oro Community Centre to experience the best ethnic and contemporary drumming in Auckland.

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