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Search Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland Museum's Collections Online, featuring over 900,000 records and 300,000 openly licensed images from our Natural Sciences, Documentary Heritage and Human History Collections.
Explore featured blogs, imagery, partnerships and data experiments. Ka taea hoki te rapu i te kohinga i roto i te reo Māori.
Image: brooch by Warwick Freeman, 2005 © Auckland Museum CC BY NC. 2005.86.1, 8058.
Auckland Museum works with a wide range of digital partnerships, including specialist domain aggregators, general international aggregators, social media and curated content platforms to share the museum's collections with internet users around the world. Learn more about some of the projects we’ve undertaken here.
Tohutoa Medals is home to the Museum's medal collection. Instead of keeping them out of sight, many of the Museum's medals are stored here. These include campaign medals, orders, decorations, and related service medals.
Click through to begin your medals search, and to read into some fascinating stories behind some of the medals in our collection.
We have a mission is to make our data as accessible, useable, and useful as we can. Perhaps you are undertaking a geneological project that requires a broad search query across all our collections, or maybe you want to utilise artworks in our pictorial collection for a machine learning project? Read on to learn about our wide range of data services, including the use of the Tāmaki Paenga Hira API, our Online Cenotaph data, high resolution image downloads, and our open-source Lighting Sheets.
Auckland Museum is home to over four million objects and a team of passionate people who care for, learn from, and share our important collections. Here are the stories from our people and our taonga.
Explore 7,000+ historic photographs from Sir Edmund Hillary’s extensive personal collection which provide a first-hand look at his world-leading expeditions, from the summit of Mount Everest to the South Pole in Antarctica.