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Schedule for today

8:00 am

Te Taunga Community Hub
Te Karanga o Te Rā

OPEN NOW UNTIL TUE 30 JUL 2024
Te Taunga Community Hub

Te Karanga o Te Rā showcases the journey undertaken by Te Rā Ringa Raupā, a Northland weaving collective, in recreating Te Rā's sibling sails, Hine Mārama and Māhere Tū Ki Te Rangi.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

A Different Light:
First Photographs of Aotearoa

Coming soon
NOW OPEN UNTIL SUN 1 SEP 2024
SAINSBURY HORROCKS GALLERY, LEVEL 2

Explore the captivating evolution of photography in 19th-century New Zealand, and witness the identity of the early nation develop before the camera lens.

Coming soon

10:00 am

Māori Cultural Experience

TWICE DAILY

Gain genuine insight into Māori culture in this unique, enriching experience. Hear beautiful songs, witness the incredible haka in action and learn about the endurance of Māori people throughout history.

10:00 am

AMI Introduction Tour

NEXT TOUR: SUN 28 JUL, 10:30AM
MEET AT TOUR BANNER, GRAND FOYER

Exclusive to Auckland Museum Institute Members, enjoy a guided tour of the highlights of the Museum's collection and the Museum itself.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

RELICS: A New World Rises

ON NOW UNTIL SUN 13 OCT
AUAHA ĀTEA NUI, SPECIAL EXHIBITION SUITE

Experience LEGO® like never before in this immersive exhibition exploring a future where LEGO® minifigures have taken over and built intricate civilisations in discarded artefacts.

10:00 am

Museum Movies

MULTIPLE SESSIONS DAILY
FROM $6

Journey through amazing worlds in thrilling 3D, at Auckland Museum’s new pop-up cinema.

10:00 am

Gallery Highlights Tour

10.45AM & 12.45PM DAILY
$20 PER ADULT, $10 PER CHILD

Get ready for one of the most interesting hours you’ll ever spend as our guide shows you around Auckland Museum. Explore our Museum’s most famous galleries and learn about Māori culture, achievements of Polynesian navigators and the unique nature of New Zealand.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Te Rā: Navigating Home

Coming soon
EXTENDED UNTIL AUGUST 2025
TE MARAE ĀTEA, MĀORI COURT

Woven from harakeke over 200 years ago, Te Rā is the only known customary Māori sail in existence. This November we're welcoming Te Rā to Auckland Museum and two younger sibling sails made recently by Te Rā Ringa Raupā.

Coming soon

10:00 am

Te Ara o Matariki Trail!

FRI 28 JUN - WED 31 JUL
PICK UP FROM TE AO MĀRAMA SOUTH ATRIUM

Come and test your navigational skills throughout some of the galleries of your Museum, where your challenge is to find clues to win fantastic star-themed prizes. Enjoying learning the names of the nine stars that make up the Matariki cluster and what they represent for Māori.

10:00 am

Members’ Haere Mai Tour

NEXT TOUR: TUE 20 AUG, 6:15PM
FREE FOR MUSEUM MEMBERS, $15 FOR NON-MEMBERS

New Members, take an exclusive orientation tour with us and familiarise yourself with Auckland Museum.

10:00 am

Weird & Wonderful Weekends

EVERY WEEKEND
10-10.30AM, 11-11.30AM & 1-1.30PM

Let your tamariki explore the delights of the natural world with special pop-up sessions with our learning team in the beloved Weird & Wonderful children's gallery.

10:00 am

Tāmaki Herenga Waka
Members' Tour

NEXT TOUR: TUE 23 JUL, 6.15PM
FREE FOR MUSEUM MEMBERS, $25 FOR NON-MEMBERS

Museum Members, join us on a 45-minute guided tour of our new Tāmaki Herenga Waka Stories of Auckland galleries.

10:15 am

Secret Museum Tour

10.15AM DAILY FROM MON 29 JUL
$30 PER PERSON, $27 PER MEMBER

Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime chance to explore the underground world where many of our treasures are stored. What’s waiting for you down there? Book today and find out.

11:45 am

Mandarin Tour

Book your group tour

Discover the stories of New Zealand and its people in one destination. The tour will be conducted fully in Mandarin.

1:30 pm

What's New Tour

AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST - BOOK IN ADVANCE
$20 PER PERSON

Take a 45 minute tour with one of our guides and discover what’s new at Auckland Museum. As your guide shares their knowledge with you on this fully accessible tour, with places to sit down and at a comfortable walking pace, you’ll discover the stories behind the incredible artworks in Te Ao Mārama South Atrium.