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
NOW OPEN

$19 Adult, $10 Child, $48 family (2 Adults + 2 Children). Members FREE

Sea Monsters

When dinosaurs ruled the land, giant marine reptiles hunted the depths of the sea. We’re pleased to bring you Sea Monsters, the incredible exhibition of over 70 displays featuring prehistoric ocean predators.


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Music
MON 2 AUG, 7.30PM

GENERAL ADMISSION $75, TE AO MĀRAMA SOUTH ATRIUM

LIVE at the Museum
A Night of Opera

Join us for LIVE at the Museum - A Night of Opera in the stunning and newly-refurbished Te Ao Mārama South Atrium.

Guided tours
1PM DAILY

$30 per person, $27 per Member

Hidden Heritage Tour

Have you ever wondered what the Museum looked like 90 years ago? Join us for a fascinating guided tour, spanning almost 100 years, from the early designs to the building you see today.


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Guided tours
11.30AM DAILY

$30 per person, $27 per Member

Secret Museum Tour

Don’t miss this once in a lifetime chance to explore the underground world where many of our treasures are stored. What’s waiting for you down there? Book today and find out.


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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

Members only
14 JUL 1.30PM, 8 AUG 10.30AM, 11 AUG 1.30PM, 7 SEP 6.15PM, 8 SEP 1.30PM

Free for Museum Members

Members’ Haere Mai Tour

New Members, take an exclusive orientation tour with us and familiarise yourself with Auckland Museum.

Members only
SUN 25 JUL 11AM, SUN 29 AUG 11AM, SUN 26 SEP 11AM 

Free for AMI Members

Highlights Guided Tour for Auckland Museum Institute Members

We invite our Auckland Museum Institute Members to explore some of the best Auckland Museum has to offer on our Highlights Guided Tour! Feed your curiosity as our local guides share their knowledge and introduce you to our various galleries.

Members only
13 JUL 6.15PM, 15 JUL 1.30PM, 1 AUG 10.30AM, 19 AUG 1.30PM, 14 SEP 6.15PM, 16 SEP 1.30PM

Free for Museum Members, $25 for Non-Members

Tāmaki Herenga Waka
Members' Tour

Museum Members, join us on a 45-minute guided tour of our new Tāmaki Herenga Waka Stories of Auckland galleries.

Members only
WED 18 AUG, 10.30AM

SAINSBURY HORROCKS GALLERY, LEVEL 2

Love & Loss Curator Tour for Members

Take a deeper look at Love & Loss with exhibition curator and Auckland Museum’s Curator of Manuscripts Nina Finigan.

Members only
THU 12 AUG, 2.30PM

FREE FOR MUSEUM MEMBERS, THE IMAGINARIUM LEVEL 1

Te Whiwhinga The Imaginarium
Curator Tour

Join Project Curator, Josie Galbraith on a exclusive Members' tour of our recently opened Te Whiwhinga The Imaginarium galleries.

Members only
TUES 24 AUG, 2.30PM

MEMBERS FREE, NON-MEMBERS $25, MUSEUM AUDITORIUM, LEVEL 2

Researching Tīkapa Moana
The Hauraki Gulf

Join marine ecologist Dr. Tim Haggitt, currently operating the Goat Island Marine Discovery Centre, as he talks about his work on researching the Hauraki Gulf.