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Auckland Museum is temporarily closed

Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland War Memorial Museum is closed to the public for four weeks in step with our county’s efforts to limit the transmission of the COVID-19 Coronavirus. Find out more

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.

  • Wildlife Selfie Safari

    This event has been cancelled
    $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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  • Weekend Wonders at the Museum

    This event has been suspended until further notice
    Children & Students $15

    There’s a mystery dinosaur buried at the Museum, can you help us excavate it? Join us in Weird and Wonderful and as we go digging for dinosaurs!

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  • Nature Quest

    FRI 10 APR - MON 27 APR

    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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