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Hours and admission

Opening hours

Auckland War Memorial Museum is open daily from 10am - 5pm, closed Christmas Day
(Open following the Dawn Service on Anzac Day)

Research library Open Monday to Friday from 10am - 3pm
Saturday 10am - 5pm
The Library is closed Sundays and public holidays
Museum Store Open daily from 10am - 5pm, closed Christmas Day
Café Open daily from 10am - 4pm, closed Christmas Day


Museum entry and package costs



Museum Entry

Kiwi Package
Museum Entry + Highlights Tour

Tūī Package
Museum Entry + Māori Cultural Performance

Moa Package
Museum Entry + Māori Cultural Performance + Highlights Tour

Auckland Residents**





New Zealand Residents

Donation invited




Adult (International visitor)





Child*** (International visitor)





Family**** (International visitors)







Highlights Tour and Māori Cultural Performance

You can extend your experience further with a package deal that includes a Highlights Tour, Māori Cultural Performance or both. Visitors can bundle their admission with a package of their choice. Find out more about our Highlights Tour and Māori Cultural Performance.

** Auckland Museum entry is free for Aucklanders with a MyMuseum card, with proof of residence. Find out more about getting a MyMuseum card.

*** Children: 6-14 years old, 5 years and under are free

**** Family: 2 adults and up to 4 children

School groups

Booking your New Zealand school group visit is essential and service fees may apply. Find out more about the Museum's education programmes and school visits.

Weird & Wonderful

During the term we will host school groups as part of our education programme in the Weird and Wonderful gallery. At these times access to the central part of the space will be restricted. We welcome visitors either side of these times.

Last updated 3 September 2019

Tue 3 Sep

12pm – 1pm

Tue 10 Sep

10am – 12pm

Wed 11 Sep

10am – 12pm

Thu 12 Sep

10am – 2pm

Thu 12 Sep

1pm – 2pm

Fri 13 Sep

10am – 12pm

Wed 18 Sep

10am – 1pm

Wed 25 Sep

10am – 12pm

Thu 26 Sep

10am – 11am