Ground floor

The ground level tells the story of Pacific People; Māori, Pakeha, the peoples of Oceania and other newcomers.


Tāmaki Herenga Waka

Stories of Auckland

Tāmaki Herenga Waka means "the gathering place of many waka", and this new permanent gallery chronicles Auckland's past, captures its present, and looks to the future.


Te Marae Ātea

Māori Court

Te Marae Ātea Māori Court is at the heart of the Museum and showcases a selection of taonga Māori both contemporary and throughout Aotearoa's history. 

Te Marae Ātea

Ngā Mounga ā Kiwa

Pacific Masterpieces

Pacific Masterpieces shows some of the most beautiful and important Oceanic art and artefacts in the world, ranging from delicate combs to ocean going canoes.


Tikanga ā Kiwa

Pacific Lifeways

Pacific Lifeways displays the diversity of island communities across the Pacific and the common concepts and technologies that bind them across the vast reaches of that ocean.


Tuitui Museum Bistro & Café

Whether you're after a quick bite and a coffee on-the-run, a lingering long lunch or a celebratory high tea, Tuitui Museum Bistro & Café is Auckland Museum's new destination for food and drink. 



Museum Store

We carry an extensive range of products inspired by Auckland Museum's collections and exhibitions, gifts, and much more. Every purchase supports Auckland Museum’s conservation, research and collection work, as well as our role as a war memorial.