Haere mai, welcome.

The maps below show the galleries inside the Museum. You can pick up our printed daily What’s On when you arrive which will also have these maps.

For more information on mobility parking and accessibility please visit our access page.

Ground Floor

The ground level tells the story of Pacific People; Māori, Pakeha, the peoples of Oceania and other newcomers. These spaces examine the diversity of Pacific Island communities and the astonishing beauty of the objects they have produced. 

Ground Floor Map

Level One

Origins Gallery

The natural history galleries tell New Zealand's evolutionary story and describe our unique environment from mountain top to the ocean depths. 


Level Two

In our short history warfare has played a major role in shaping New Zealand's identity. These galleries, situated on Level 2, tell the story of New Zealand's involvement in wars from the New Zealand Wars to East Timor.