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Alert!

Auckland Museum is temporarily closed

Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland War Memorial Museum is closed to the public for four weeks in step with our county’s efforts to limit the transmission of the COVID-19 Coronavirus. Find out more

Schedule for today

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Not One More Acre!

Exhibition Temporarily Closed
MĀORI COURT, FREE

This partnership exhibition with Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei marks the 40th anniversary of the iwi's eviction from their ancestral lands on Takaparawhā Bastion Point.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Photographing Early Auckland 1850s - 1870s

Exhibition Temporarily Closed
SAINSBURY HORROCKS, FREE WITH MUSEUM ENTRY

This small exhibition records changes over time to the shoreline of the Waitematā, and immediate surrounds through historical Auckland photography.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Highlights Tour

Currently unavailable
Allow 1.5 hours

Take a tour with one of our local guides as they share their knowledge with you. Hear about Aotearoa's people and their place in the Pacific, the remarkable flora and fauna, and the conflicts that have shaped the nation.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Exhibition Temporarily Closed

A must-see, world-class exhibition enjoyed all over the world by nature lovers and photographers

10:00 AM

Weekend Wonders at the Museum

This event has been suspended until further notice
Children & Students $15

There’s a mystery dinosaur buried at the Museum, can you help us excavate it? Join us in Weird and Wonderful and as we go digging for dinosaurs!

10:00 AM

Wildlife Selfie Safari

This event has been cancelled
$15 PER PERSON

Don't miss our wildlife selfie safari this school holidays! 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.

11:00 AM

Māori cultural performance

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Run time 30 min. CHARGES APPLY, SEE OUR PACKAGES FOR DETAILS

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.

11:27 AM

The Antarctica VR Experience

This event has been cancelled
Tickets from $10, Auckland Museum

Transport yourself to a world of ice and snow through the wonder of virtual reality, and explore a day in the life of Australian Antarctic scientists as they research this mysterious continent.

12:00 PM

Anzac Poetry Competition

ENTRIES OPEN NOW
Competition closes TUE 14 APR 2020

Our annual Lest We Forget Poetry Competition is now open. This year's theme is Children of War - exploring how young people are impacted by conflict. Finalists will be invited to read their entries at the Museum on Anzac Day at 9.30am.

Download the digital version of the Summer What's On