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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.

  • Kiwioke

    Past Event
    MON TO FRI, 9 - 27 JAN, 10AM - 2PM

    During the school holidays, keep an eye out for Kiwioke Kevin and his original one-man karaoke machine as he roams the Museum’s galleries.

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  • Holly Christina presents: GatSong Musicians

    Past Event
    SAT 28 JAN, 11AM AND 1PM

    Join soloists and duos from the GatSong school of music, as they perform classics and their own creations on stage in the atrium.

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  • Lantern Festival Celebrations 元宵节灯会

    Past Event
    Sat 11 and Sun 12 Feb 2017
    Museum wide, Free with Museum entry, 博物馆及其外侧区域, 凭博物馆门票可免费参加

    Celebrate Chinese New Year at Auckland Museum as we stay open until 9pm during the weekend of the Lantern Festival.

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  • Drum Line

    1 Apr 2017, 10am - 2.30pm
    Te Oro Community Centre, Glen Innes

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

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  • Kiwi Kids Music Festival

    SAT 22 AND SUN 23 APR, SAT 29 AND SUN 30 APR, 11AM AND 1PM

    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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  • 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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