Carried Away: Bags Unpacked
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Carried Away: Bags Unpacked ‘unpacks’ over 150 bags, exploring the stories associated with their creation, and the people who made and used them.
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.
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.
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.
Discover the incredible story of Tupaia, Tahitian priest navigator, who travelled with the Endeavour on its first voyage to Aotearoa.
Discover the story behind the four Ōtorohanga College students who embarked on a mission to have the New Zealand Wars officially commemorated.
Be there when Auckland Museum's Grand Foyer comes alive with icons of New Zealand jazz, Nathan Haines and Jonathan Crayford.
This years annual Hauraki Gulf Marine Park Seminar investigates how we can best protect and restore the Hauraki Gulf Marine Park
Landlubbers to Scurvy Dogs. Join our adventurers and experience a sailor’s life on-board, as we navigate the southern oceans with Captain Cook and company
In partnership with Going West Writers Festival, five writers were invited to explore the Museum’s documentary heritage collection. Join Saraid de Silva Cameron, Louise Tu’u, To’asavili Tuputala, and Lucy Zee, chaired by Dina Jezdic
Create your own butterfly and let it take flight it into this magical digital garden. Available a selected locations around Auckland.
Back for its twelfth season, the legendary Fazioli Piano Recital Series returns to the Museum with three stellar performances.
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.
Every visitor who enters our Pacific galleries during pacific language weeks will be welcomed by the songs of the Pacific.
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.
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.