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Schedule for tomorrow

9:00 AM

Niuean Language Week Celebrations

SUN 15 OCT – SAT 21 OCT
MUSEUM ATRIUM AND TE ORO, GLEN INNES, FREE

Join us for some activities to celebrate the language and culture of Niue. There’ll be a display of Niuean treasures in the Atrium.

9:00 AM

Tokelauan Language Week

MON 23 OCT – SUN 29 OCT
MUSEUM ATRIUM AND TE ORO, GLEN INNES, FREE

Join us for some activities to celebrate the language and culture of Niue. There’ll be a display of Niuean treasures in the Atrium.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Original Thinkers - Celebrating 150 years of the Auckland Museum Institute

Opens Wed 20 Sep
Grand Foyer Mezzanine, Level 1, Free with Museum entry

Join us in celebrating 150 years of the Auckland Museum Institute and discover the role their forward-thinking founders played in laying the foundations for this Museum and its world-class collections.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Fazioli International Piano Recital Series

Fri 7 Jul, Fri 4 Aug and Fri 3 NOV 2017, 7pm
Auditorium, Adults $50, concessions available

Back for a 10th season, the legendary Fazioli Piano Recital Series returns to the Museum for three stellar performances.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Highlights Tour

Daily at 10.45am, 12.45pm and 2.15pm (11.45am avail Nov-Mar)
Run Time 60 min. Charges apply, see our package for details

Take a tour with one of our local guides as they share their knowledge with you. Hear about Aotearoa's people and their place in the Pacific, the remarkable flora and fauna, and the conflict that have shaped the nation.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Taku Tāmaki – Auckland Stories South at MIT Manukau

Offsite
Daily, 10am - 5pm
MIT Manukau Campus, Manukau Train Station, Davies Ave, Manukau, Free

Celebrating the people and places of this diverse community, Taku Tāmaki – Auckland Stories South is the first Auckland Museum exhibition to be held in South Auckland.

Offsite

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Lighting up the Museum

Special occasions throughout the year
Celebrations and commemorations

We light up the Museum to celebrate or commemorate occasions of regional, national and international significance. Check out some of the recent events we've marked.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Fri 7 Jul - Sun 3 Dec 2017
Special Exhibitions Hall, Free with Museum entry

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

华夏人与长白云故乡 Being Chinese in Aotearoa: A photographic journey

10 Feb 2017 - 21 JAN 2018
Sainsbury Horrocks Gallery

Being Chinese in Aotearoa: A photographic journey celebrates Chinese life in New Zealand.

11:00 AM

Māori cultural performance

Daily, 11am, 12pm, and 1.30pm (2.30pm avail Nov - Mar)
Run time 30 min. CHARGES APPLY, SEE OUR PACKAGES FOR DETAILS

Experience a vibrant glimpse of Māori culture in an engaging performance which culminates in a high-energy, spine-tingling version of the world-famous haka.

11:00 AM

Passchendaele 100th Commemoration

THURS 12 OCT, 11 - 11.45AM
FREE, WWI Sanctuary, Level 2

One hundred years on from the Battle of Passchendaele, join us for this commemorative service, a time to reflect and remember the sacrifices made in the hope of securing lasting peace.

4:00 PM

Pacific Islands Language Week Celebrations

Offsite
SAT 5 AUG, SAT 9 SEP, SAT 7 OCT, SUN 8 OCT, SAT 21 OCT & MON 23 OCT
10AM-2PM, TE ORO, GLEN INNES, FREE

During each of the six upcoming Pacific Language Weeks, Te Oro will come alive with the sounds, language, stories, colour and beauty of Pacific islands culture. A free day of cultural celebrations for all!

Offsite

6:00 PM

Museum celebrates Diwali

19 October - 20 October 2017 - Dusk to Dawn
Lighting up the Museum

To celebrate Diwali, the Hindu Festival of Lights, we will be Lighting up the Museum on Thursday and Friday evening this week.