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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.

  • Fact or Fake? The Tāmaki Truth Trail

    Past Event
    10AM - 5PM DAILY, SAT 26 SEP - SUN 11 OCT
    School holiday activity for kids

    Can you tell reality from rumour? Find out as we reveal secrets and stories of the Museum, Tāmaki Makaurau and beyond. You’ll need to follow the clues and discover which stories are facts and which are fake in this free trail.

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  • Matariki Paper Star Mural

    Past Event
    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

    Past Event
    SAT & SUN, 1, 2, 8 & 9 AUG, 11AM AND 12.30PM
    $15 PER PERSON

    Don't miss our wildlife selfie safari, back by popular demand! 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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  • 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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