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First there was Peter, now meet Barbara. For the first time ever, Auckland Museum is the only place in the world to exhibit an adult male and female T. rex together. Don’t miss two of the rarest, real T. rex skeletons ever discovered.
Take a road trip of discovery with one of Aotearoa’s best-loved photographers. Robin Morrison’s iconic images of people and places in the South Island are honest, heartwarming and quintessentially Kiwi. Don’t miss this free exhibition that captures a uniquely Kiwi spirit of time and place.
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.
Come and be part of a dynamic performance in honour of the International Day of Tango! Aotearoa's celebrated quintet AOTANGO will take you on a musical journey celebrating tango music and dance featuring some of Auckland’s top tango dancing talent.
Meet AR Dinos at the Museum! You’ll find them wandering in Weird & Wonderful, stalking Te Ao Mārama South Atrium and lurking in the Imaginarium - augmented reality dinosaurs are everywhere at Auckland Museum! Scan the codes with your phone to see prehistoric giants come to life right before your eyes, then have your photo taken with them.
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.
Did you miss having a birthday party because of lockdown or COVID restrictions? Never mind the prehistoric past - there's no time like the present! Join us for a celebration, with a limited season of birthday parties with Peter and Barbara the T. rex.
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.
Your Museum will be open late every Tuesday evening until 8.30pm. Take in the relaxed atmosphere as the whole Museum is open for you to wander. Enjoy dinner or drinks at Tuitui Bistro & Café and browse our galleries at your own pace.
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.
Discover the stories of New Zealand and its people in one destination. The tour will be conducted fully in Mandarin.
New Members, take an exclusive orientation tour with us and familiarise yourself with Auckland Museum.
Museum Members, join us on a 45-minute guided tour of our new Tāmaki Herenga Waka Stories of Auckland galleries.
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.
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.