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Schedule for today

9:37 AM

Making Waves: Protecting and Restoring the Hauraki Gulf Marine Park

TUE 27 AUG 9AM - 8 PM
$65 ($25 STUDENTS), AUCKLAND MUSEUM EVENT CENTRE

This years annual Hauraki Gulf Marine Park Seminar investigates how we can best protect and restore the Hauraki Gulf Marine Park

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Carried Away: Bags Unpacked

THU 13 JUN 2019 - SUN 1 DEC 2019
Free with Museum Entry, Special Exhibitions Hall

Carried Away: Bags Unpacked ‘unpacks’ over 150 bags, exploring the stories associated with their creation, and the people who made and used them.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Highlights Tour

Daily at 10.45am, 12.45pm and 2.15pm (11.45am avail Nov-Mar)
Run Time 60 min. Charges apply, see our package for details

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 conflict that have shaped the nation.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Not One More Acre!

ON NOW
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

SAT 30 MARCH 2019, ONWARDS
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.

Towards a Nation

WED 15 AUG 2018, ONWARDS
FREE WITH MUSEUM ENTRY, HALLWAY BETWEEN MĀORI COURT AND PACIFIC MASTERPIECES

Sitting at just under 4 inches, the Te Pahi medal is a small object with a big story to tell. Presented to Ngāpuhi chief Te Pahi by Governor of NSW, Philip Gidley King, this medal was offered as a token of esteem for their friendship and the sharing of knowledge.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Treaty of Waitangi exhibit

ON NOW
Māori Court, free with Museum entry

Ka toro haere tēnei whakaaturanga i ētahi o ngā tātai kōrero mō Te Tiriti o Waitangi me nga āhuatanga o ngā whakataunga Tiriti ki Tāmaki Makaurau nei. This display explores some of the history surrounding the Treaty of Waitangi and Treaty settlement process here in Auckland.

11:00 AM

Māori cultural performance

Daily, 11am, 12pm, and 1.30pm (2.30pm avail Nov - Mar)
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.

11:00 AM

Songs From Home - Language Weeks

SAT 10 AUG - SAT 2 NOV
PACIFIC LIFEWAYS & PACIFIC MASTERPIECES

Every visitor who enters our Pacific galleries during pacific language weeks will be welcomed by the songs of the Pacific.

11:01 AM

He Raa Maumahara mo Ngaa Riri Whenua ki Aotearoa

ON NOW
FREE WITH MUSEUM ENTRY

Discover the story behind the four Ōtorohanga College students who embarked on a mission to have the New Zealand Wars officially commemorated.

6:00 PM

Words Carry Weight

THU 25 JUL, WED 28 AUG, WED 4 & 25 SEP
Special Exhibitions Hall

Join us for a Slogan Printing Workshop after a guided tour of Carried Away: Bags Unpacked. You'll design, print and carry away your very own bespoke slogan on a sturdy canvas tote bag.

6:30 PM

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.

6:30 PM

Fazioli

5 APR 2019 - 20 OCT 2019
TICKETS $40-60

Back for its twelfth season, the legendary Fazioli Piano Recital Series returns to the Museum with three stellar performances.