Auckland Museum protects and cares for an outstanding and significant collection of Māori treasures (taonga).
The Museum has two dedicated Māori galleries along with a yearly Matariki exhibition. Cultural performances and tours can be enjoyed every day.
In October 2019, the Auckland Museum and Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center will co-present Te Whāinga: A Culture Lab on Civility in Auckland. Read more
A recent estimate of taonga overseas in museum collections starts at 16,000. These treasures primarily date to pre-1900, and are rich and diverse, yet knowledge about them remains elusive.Read more
Gain insider information from our wonderful guides who share their knowledge about our most famous collections.Read more
Experience a vibrant glimpse of Māori culture in an engaging performance which culminates in a high-energy, spine-tingling version of the world-famous haka.Read more