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Hours and admission

Open 10AM - 5PM weekdays, 9AM - 5PM weekends, school holidays and public holidays.
Closed Christmas Day.

Open until 8.30PM every Tuesday evening for Twilight Tuesdays


Museum prices


Museum Entry
International visitors     $28 Adult, $14 Child*, $70 Family**
New Zealand visitors     Donations invited
Auckland Residents       Free***

* Children: 5-13 years old,  children under 4 years and under are free
** 2 Adults and 2 children
*** Proof of address required 


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.