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Schedule for tomorrow

8:00 AM

Te Taunga Community Hub
Te Karanga o Te Rā

OPEN NOW UNTIL SUN 26 MAY 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.

9:00 AM

The Life of a Citizen Scientist

Offsite
OPEN DAILY FROM THURS 25 JAN
ARATAKI VISITOR CENTRE, NIHOTIPU

Jacqui Geux was an extraordinary citizen scientist and former Auckland Museum employee who made thousands of invaluable contributions to the study of New Zealand wildlife. Set in the Waitākere Ranges, this pop-up exhibition explores the remarkable legacy that Jacqui created through the lens of her camera.

Offsite

9:00 AM

Quiet Hours: Wildlife Photographer of the Year

SUN 18 & SUN 25 FEB 9AM - 10AM
AUAHA ĀTEA NUI, SPECIAL EXHIBITION SUITE

Come along for a special sensory-friendly Quiet Hours session in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition. Enjoy a comfortable environment that supports autistic children and adults and those with specific sensory needs.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Free for Members
Wildlife Photographer of the Year

ON NOW
AUAHA ĀTEA NUI, SPECIAL EXHIBITION SUITE

Members - explore more of the majestic natural world with exclusive access to Members' previews, tours, and more.

10:00 AM

Lest We Forget
2024 Poetry Competition

ENTRIES CLOSE SUN 14 APR
AUCKLAND MUSEUM

You are invited to enter our Lest We Forget poetry competition and respond to the theme, Local Stories.

10:00 AM

AMI Introduction Tour

NEXT TOUR: SUN 31 MAR, 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.

Te Rā: Navigating Home

Coming soon
NOW OPEN
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

Māori Cultural Performance

TWO PERFORMANCES DAILY, 11.15AM & 1.45PM
Adult $30, Child $15, Family $80, Member $27

Experience a vibrant glimpse of Māori culture in an engaging performance which takes you on a journey through the story of Aotearoa New Zealand and Tāmaki Makaurau.

10:00 AM

Gallery Highlights Tour

11AM & 1PM DAILY
$20 PER PERSON, $18 PER MEMBER

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.

Through the Eye of the Lens

Coming soon
FRI 9 FEB - MON 8 APR
ORIENTATION SPACE, TE AO MĀRAMA

Showcasing more than 150 images, discover the world as captured by young emerging talents and seasoned professionals, in this international digital exhibition.

Coming soon

10:00 AM

Museum Movies

RETURNING SOON
FROM $6

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

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

ON NOW
AUAHA ĀTEA NUI, SPECIAL EXHIBITION SUITE

The longest running and most prestigious nature photography competition in the world, direct from London's Natural History Museum. A must-see, world-class exhibition enjoyed all over the world by nature lovers and photographers.

10:00 AM

Members’ Haere Mai Tour

NEXT TOUR: SUN 3 MAR, 10:30AM
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

Te Aho Mutunga Kore Britomart Showcase

SUMMER 2023/24
BRITOMART PAVILIONS

Te Aho Mutunga Kore have partnered with Britomart to showcase our Māori and Pasifika people and taonga, in an outdoor exhibition at the Britomart Pavilions. On this page, learn more about the exhibition and view the full photographic selection.

10:00 AM

Tāmaki Herenga Waka
Members' Tour

NEXT TOUR: TUE 19 MAR, 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

The Incredible Rooftop Tour

Back by popular demand for the summer
10.15 DAILY + SELECT TUES EVENINGS, $30 PER PERSON, $27 PER MEMBER

The Incredible Rooftop Tour is back for a limited season this summer! Come up with us, hear the history and be amazed by the unbeatable views.

11:45 AM

Mandarin Tour

Daily, 11.45AM
MEET AT THE TOUR BANNER, GRAND FOYER

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

WEEKDAY AFTERNOONS FROM 1.30PM
$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.