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Collections Online. Explore over 1 million records.
Stories. Read our special features, behind the scenes blogs and more.
Education. Book a class visit.
Engaging programmes for all year levels from ECE to Year 12
Browse and contribute to New Zealand's Online Cenotaph
Experience life as a WWI soldier in Pou Kanohi Gallery
Honour and remember New Zealand's servicemen and women.
Find out more about Auckland Museum’s transformation
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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.
A must-see, world-class exhibition enjoyed all over the world by nature lovers and photographers
2020 Geoscience Society of New Zealand Hochstetter Lecture. Co-hosted by the Auckland Museum Institute and the GNS Society. Dr Phaedra Upton Senior Scientist will present ‘How tectonic and surface processes shape the landscape’.
In the 2020 general election there will be a referendum on cannabis. This month’s café will focus on your questions (and a few answers), presented by experts from the Auckland area.
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.
Back for 2020 following the hugely successful event in 2019, join us to for an intimate experience with NZ Opera's talented artists in Auckland Museum's stunning Grand Foyer.
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.
Kids! Get creative this Matariki at Auckland Museum, by making paper wishing stars. This is a free activity.
Pick up a trail to help you explore the natural world surrounding the Museum. Discover who is hiding in the leaf litter, who made the pretty patterns on tree trunks, who is climbing up waterfalls and much more.
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.
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. With 360-degree camera control and stunning video imagery, this is Antarctica as you’ve never seen it before.
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.
Come and explore the world’s most prestigious nature photography exhibition after dark this July.
Postponed due to Covid19. Dates to be announced in due course.
This world-class exhibition from the British Museum will be well worth the wait.