Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2023
Te Rā: Navigating Home
Through the Eye of the Lens
Collections Online. Explore over 1 million records.
Experience Auckland Museum at Home
Stories. Read our special features, behind the scenes blogs and more.
Education. Book a class visit.
Engaging programmes for all year levels from ECE to Year 12
Browse and contribute to New Zealand's Online Cenotaph
Experience life as a WWI soldier in Pou Kanohi Gallery
Honour and remember New Zealand's servicemen and women.
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The ground level tells the story of Pacific People; Māori, Pakeha, the peoples of Oceania and other newcomers. These spaces examine the diversity of Pacific Island communities and the astonishing beauty of the objects they have produced.
The natural history galleries tell New Zealand's evolutionary story and describe our unique environment from mountain top to the ocean depths.
In our short history warfare has played a major role in shaping New Zealand's identity. These galleries, situated on Level 2, tell the story of New Zealand's involvement in wars from the New Zealand Wars to East Timor.