Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland War Memorial Museum is closed to the public for four weeks in step with our county’s efforts to limit the transmission of the COVID-19 Coronavirus. Find out more.
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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.
Journey through Aotearoa, learning of its' people and their place in the Pacific. Discover the remarkable flora and fauna found from north to south and delve into the conflicts that have shaped the nation.
You'll also find out about one of New Zealand’s finest heritage buildings, the Museum itself!
As of Thursday 19 March 2020, Highlights Guided Tours are not taking place, until further notice. Find out more.
Tours take place at 10.45AM, (11.45AM*), 12.45PM, 2.15PM Daily.
*Additional tour available Nov to Mar.
Please allow 1.5 hours for your visit. Tours leave from the Grand Foyer, please assemble by the Welcome Lounge.
Prices - excludes Museum entry
All visitors - $15 Adult, $10 Child*, $40 Family**
Museum entry is required
* Children: 6-14 years old, 5 years and under are free
** 2 Adults and up to 4 children
To book, please visit our ticket desks ahead of each scheduled tour, or call +64 9 306 7048
Experience a vibrant glimpse of Māori culture in our 'must see' engaging performance culminating with a spine-tingling version of the world-famous haka.
After the show, be sure to take the opportunity to meet, talk and take photos with members of the group.