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.
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What's On at Auckland Museum
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PCAP. Opening the collection for Pacific communities .
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Experience life as a WWI soldier in Pou Kanohi Gallery
Honour and remember New Zealand's servicemen and women.
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This partnership exhibition with Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei marks the 40th anniversary of the iwi's eviction from their ancestral lands on Takaparawhā Bastion Point.
This small exhibition records changes over time to the shoreline of the Waitematā, and immediate surrounds through historical Auckland photography.
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.
A must-see, world-class exhibition enjoyed all over the world by nature lovers and photographers
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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