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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.

  • 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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  • Pimp my kete

    On display from 2 Jul
    Between Māori Court and Pacific Masterpieces GROUND FLOOR, FREE WITH MUSEUM ENTRY

    These designer shopping totes by Gina Matchitt (Whakatōhea and Te Arawa) are on display from the beginning of Māori language week.

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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

    ON DISPLAY
    MĀORI COURT

    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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