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See our collections come to life over a cuppa

Auckland Museum At Home

See our collections come to life over a cuppa

If you’re in need of an at-home Museum fix while our doors are closed, experience some of the best parts of Tāmaki Paenga Hira right here.

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Kia kaha te reo Māori
13 - 19 SEP

Te Wiki o te Reo Māori

Kia kaha te reo Māori

He mihi tēnei ki a kōutou kātoa i runga i Te Wiki o te Reo Māori! To celebrate Māori Language Week, explore highlights from the collection, hear about the mahi our teams are doing to strengthen the use of te reo Māori within the Museum, take part in fun interactives and more.

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Sea Monsters
Tickets on sale now!

One monster of an exhibition

Sea Monsters

When dinosaurs ruled the land, giant marine reptiles hunted the depths of the sea. Discover the secrets of these monsters of the deep in this new exhibition that will delight all ages!

See all our upcoming exhibitions here.

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Love & Loss
Free with Museum entry

New exhibition on now

Love & Loss

From letters to direct messages, the way we communicate has changed over time, but what we say hasn't: "I love you, I miss you." Explore stories of lives lived in letters in this emotive new exhibition.

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A space with meaning
New artworks

Te Ao Mārama South Atrium

A space with meaning

Meet the artists who conceived and crafted the artworks that inhabit Te Ao Mārama, and learn about the tikanga of the space. 

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Stories of Auckland
Four new galleries

Tāmaki Herenga Waka

Stories of Auckland

Tāmaki Herenga Waka means "the gathering place of many waka", and these new galleries chronicle Auckland's past, capture its present, and look to the future.

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