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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.

  • Butterfly Egg Hunt

    MON 17 DEC 2018 - MON 4 FEB 2019
    FREE WITH MUSEUM ENTRY, PICK UP FROM TICKET AND INFORMATION DESK

    Pick up a trail and follow the clues to find the eggs those naughty butterflies have been laying all over our galleries! Count them all, and go into the draw to win a fabulous toy pack from the Museum Shop.

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  • Secret World of Butterflies Quiet Hour

    Past Event
    SUN 9 DEC, 8.30 AM - 10AM
    SOLD OUT, NO DOOR SALES, SAINSBURY HORROCKS GALLERY

    Join us for a sensory-friendly session for families with children on the the autism spectrum.

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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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