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Kids and family

Auckland Museum aims to engage children in educational experiences through innovation and excellence in exhibitions, activity programmes, and use of its collection

The Museum encourages children to confidently develop an understanding of the world around them by exploring cultures, the arts, science and the environment.

  • Matariki Paper Star Mural

    MON 6 - MON 20 JUL, 10AM - 5PM
    FREE, OUTSIDE WEIRD & WONDERFUL

    Kids! Get creative this Matariki at Auckland Museum, by making paper wishing stars. This is a free activity.

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  • Wildlife Selfie Safari

    MON - FRI FROM 6 JULY - 17 JULY, 11AM AND 12.30PM
    $15 PER PERSON

    Don't miss our wildlife selfie safari this school holidays! Join our enthusiastic explorer to track down wildlife in the Museum. Complete each mission on this actor-led tour, with fun games and activities for children and parents alike.

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  • Nature Quest

    ON UNTIL SUN 16 AUG
    PICK UP TRAIL FROM MUSEUM GRAND FOYER

    Pick up a trail to help you explore the natural world surrounding the Museum. Discover who is hiding in the leaf litter, who made the pretty patterns on tree trunks, who is climbing up waterfalls and much more.

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  • Discovery Trail

    Saturdays and Sundays, All day
    Weird & Wonderful, Free with Museum Entry

    Discover amazing things as you investigate and explore the fascinating creatures and curiosities of the Weird & Wonderful gallery.

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