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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.

  • Night at the Museum

    TUE 1, WED 2, THU 3, SUN 6, FRI 11 & SUN 13 OCT, 6PM - 8.30PM
    Earlybird $25 until 8 SEP. $30 Standard.

    Landlubbers to Scurvy Dogs. Join our adventurers and experience a sailor’s life on-board, as we navigate the southern oceans with Captain Cook and company

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  • Butterfly Garden

    MON 15 APR - SAT 30 NOV
    FREE. OFFSITE - CLICK TO SEE VENUES.

    Create your own butterfly and let it take flight it into this magical digital garden. Available a selected locations around Auckland.

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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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