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Alert!

Auckland Museum is temporarily closed

Auckland Museum is closed until further notice, in step with our city’s efforts to limit the transmission of the COVID-19. Find out more.

Schedule for tomorrow

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Brickman Awesome:
Epic LEGO® Brick Creations

EXTENDED UNTIL SUN 2 MAY
$22.50 Adult, $15 Child, $17 Student, $65 Family, Members Free

Brickman Awesome: Epic LEGO® Brick Creations is the latest exhibition from the mind of LEGO® Certified Professional, Ryan ‘The Brickman’ McNaught, on now at Auckland Museum. Don’t miss this exclusive chance to explore a world where everything is simply... awesome!

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Early Auckland

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.

10:00 AM

Brickman Awesome Treasure Hunt

DAILY UNTIL SUN 2 MAY
FREE WITH MUSEUM ENTRY

Pick up a trail map from the South Atrium and follow the clues around the Museum to discover bricks masquerading as Museum objects. Once you've completed the hunt, enter the draw to win… you’ve guessed it - an epic LEGO® prize pack.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Not One More Acre!

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.

10:00 AM

Heritage Highlights Tour

1PM DAILY UNDER LEVEL 1
$30 per person, $27 per Member

Have you ever wondered what the Museum looked like 90 years ago? Join us for a fascinating guided tour, spanning almost 100 years, from the early designs to the building you see today.

10:00 AM

LEGO® model of Team New Zealand's AC75 boat

ON DISPLAY DAILY FROM FRI 19 FEB
FREE

Get up close to this huge LEGO® brick model of Emirates Team New Zealand’s AC75 boat named Te Rehutai, the boat that was made to fly! Over 23,000 LEGO® bricks were used to create this impressive replica, which stands at over 2m high and 1.8m long.

10:15 AM

The Incredible Rooftop Tour

10.15AM DAILY UNTIL WED 31 MAR UNDER LEVEL 1
$30 PER PERSON, $27 PER MEMBER

The Incredible Rooftop Tour is on for a limited season this summer! Come up with us, hear the history and be amazed by the unbeatable views. Extended due to popular demand!

10:30 AM

Members’ Haere Mai Tour

WED 24 FEB, TUE 16 MAR, WED 31 MAR, SUN 18 APR, WED 28 APR UNDER LEVEL 1
Free for Museum Members

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

11:00 AM

Highlights Guided Tour for Auckland Museum Institute Members

11AM SUN 31 JAN, 28 FEB & 28 MAR UNDER LEVEL 1
Free for AMI Members

We invite our Auckland Museum Institute Members to explore some of the best Auckland Museum has to offer on our Highlights Guided Tour! Feed your curiosity as our local guides share their knowledge and introduce you to our various galleries.

11:30 AM

Secret Museum Tour

11.30AM DAILY UNDER LEVEL 1
$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.

5:00 PM

Lest We Forget Poetry Competition - Children of War

ON UNTIL TUE 13 APR

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.

7:00 PM

After Hours at the Museum:
Celebrating Pride

THU 25 MAR, 7PM
GRAND FOYER & GALLERIES

On 25 March, Auckland Museum will be standing loud and proud, shining our rainbow into the night in celebration of Pride 2021 (postponed). So join us for a sophisticated evening of music and good company.

 

Ancient Greeks: Athletes, Warriors and Heroes

Coming mid-2022 

This world-class exhibition from the British Museum will be well worth the wait.

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