GENERAL ADMISSION

General Admission entrance is FREE for Auckland residents and Members, or by donation for those from the rest of New Zealand. You’ll need to bring your Membership or MyMuseum card, or proof of address such as a library card or utility bill. Register now for MyMuseum or become a Member.

International visitors are required to purchase General Admission tickets.

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Major Exhibition
WED 29 MAY – SUN 13 OCT

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AUAHA ĀTEA NUI, SPECIAL EXHIBITION SUITE

RELICS: A New World Rises

RELICS: A New World Rises is a collection of old and forgotten objects, housing miniature worlds built of LEGO® by Perth based Alex Towler and Jackson Harvey. Each display weaves intricate LEGO® constructions into unique objects to evoke a sense of nostalgia and ignite fresh curiosity, inviting audiences young and old to explore the world within a world.


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Māori Culture
TWO PERFORMANCES DAILY

Māori Cultural Experience

Gain genuine insight into Māori culture in this unique, enriching experience. Hear beautiful songs, witness the incredible haka in action and learn about the endurance of Māori people throughout history.


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Kids & Family
MULTIPLE SESSIONS DAILY

FROM $6

Museum Movies

Journey through amazing worlds in thrilling 3D, at Auckland Museum’s new pop-up cinema.

Guided tours
11AM & 1PM DAILY

$20 PER PERSON, $18 PER MEMBER

Gallery Highlights Tour

Get ready for one of the most interesting hours you’ll ever spend as our guide shows you around Auckland Museum. Explore our Museum’s most famous galleries and learn about Māori culture, achievements of Polynesian navigators and the unique nature of New Zealand.


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Not all of our exhibitions and events require tickets

Not all of our exhibitions  and events require tickets

GET TICKETS FOR MEMBERS' EVENTS

Not all Members' events require tickets. Click here to see the full lineup of exclusive Member-only events.

 

FIRST TOUR: SUN 23 JUN, 10AM

$99 MUSEUM MEMBERS, $185 FOR NON-MEMBERS

Tour the stores: Behind the scenes of Auckland Museum

Have you ever wondered what happens to collection items if they are not on display? How are they stored and cared for? Join us for a rare chance to explore our offsite storage facility. On this exclusive tour, guided by members of our Collection Care teams, discover how your Museum looks after its varying collections, keeping them safe for generations to come.

SUN 21 JUL, 9.30AM & 12PM

HOROTIU AND TE AHO MUTUNGA KORE, LEVEL 2

Members: Textiles & Talanoa

In 2023, Auckland Museum launched our new textile and fibre knowledge centre, Te Aho Mutunga Kore. Join our specialist teams of curators and collections experts and get hands-on with taonga from some of the many cultures that are part of the collections at your Museum.

SUN 26 MAY, 3.15PM

TE MATA TAIRONGO, MUSEUM AUDITORIUM

Members: Curator Talk
RELICS: A New World Rises

RELICS: A New World Rises tells the story of a world where LEGO® minifigures have risen from the debris of our civilisation to build their own intricate worlds. Join exhibition creators and Australian LEGO® Masters Jackson Harvey and Alex Towler as they explore RELICS: A New World Rises.

SUN 26 MAY, 10AM - 5PM

AUAHA ĀTEA NUI SPECIAL EXHIBITION SUITE

Members Preview
RELICS: A New World Rises

Join us for our exclusive Members' Preview and be amongst the first to discover the civilisations of RELICS: A New World Rises, by Australian LEGO® Masters Jackson Harvey and Alex Towler. The exhibition and Special Exhibition Store will be open exclusively to Museum Members throughout the day.

SUN 26 MAY, 9AM

$45 MUSEUM MEMBERS, $125 NON-MEMBERS

Members: Curator Tour
RELICS: A New World Rises

Join Australian LEGO® Masters Jackson Harvey and Alex Towler for an exclusive early morning tour of our new international exhibition, RELICS: A New World Rises. Hear from the creators and be amongst the first to see the exhibition before it officially opens for our Members' Preview later that day.