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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.

  • Filling Pharaoh's Tomb Trail

    Ay the ancient Egyptian Grand Vizier has been tasked with filling King Tutankhamun's tomb with everything he may need in the afterlife. Which means YOU have been tasked with collecting all the required items. Pick up a copy of this huge trail and journey around the galleries following clues and answering questions. Fill out an answer sheet for a chance to win an awesome ancient Egyptian prize pack.

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  • Night at Auckland Museum:
    Wonders of Egypt

    SUN 2, MON 3, THURS 6, SUN 9, MON 10, WED 12 JULY, 6 - 8.30PM

    Discover what life was like living by the Nile, Egyptian style!  Get ready for fun with the pharaohs at Night at Auckland Museum Wonders of Egypt – a torch-lit adventure across two floors of actor-led activities.

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  • T. Rex Birthday Party


    Did you miss having a birthday party because of lockdown or COVID restrictions? Never mind the prehistoric past - there's no time like the present! Join us for a celebration, with a limited season of birthday parties with Peter and Barbara the T. rex.

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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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