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What's on

On display

Auckland Museum has extensive collections, many of which aren't always on show. 

This page highlights temporary or new displays at the Museum - objects, stories, and installations from our collection and beyond.

  • Fingers - Contemporary New Zealand Jewellery

    On Display from Thu 27 Apr
    Encounter, Ground Floor

    Alan Preston founded Fingers, an Auckland jewellery co-operative in 1974. They have a reputation for creating some of the most distinctive jewellery in New Zealand.

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  • Wartime weddings

    ON Display from Wed 20 Apr
    WWII Hall of Memories

    Marriage in wartime was far from conventional. This display celebrates two memorable weddings from the First and Second World Wars.

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  • Treaty of Waitangi exhibit

    On display from THU 10 Mar
    Māori Court, free with Museum entry

    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.

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  • Tangata Whenua - The power of portraiture


    The Museum's collection of Māori portraits by Charles Frederick Goldie return to the public eye. Take a closer look at the people Goldie painted in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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  • A gift for jazz - The Campbell Brothers

    On display from THU 23 MAR
    Ground floor

    This display celebrates the Campbell brothers, Phil (born James Rangi), George and Lew, jazz musicians from Paeroa.

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