Auckland Museum is temporarily closed

Auckland Museum is closed until further notice, in step with our city’s efforts to limit the transmission of the COVID-19. Find out more.

Extended due to popular demand!

Extended due to popular demand!

Tours will resume when it is safe to do so and not until Alert Level 1. If you have booked onto a tour that is being cancelled, our Bookings team will be in touch to rebook or refund your tickets.

Contact if you have any queries.


Come up with us, hear the history and be amazed by the unbeatable views. Learn more about one of Auckland’s most beloved heritage buildings, while enjoying incredible panoramic views from the rooftop out over the Waitematā harbour, Mt Eden and beyond.

Throughout this 1 hour tour, you'll learn about the building, the people who work here and our place in the Domain from this unique vantage point.

Suitable for adults and children aged 11 and over. Each tour is limited to 10 people. Due to overwhelming demand, we have added more dates. Book now to secure your place!

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Things to note before booking

Things to note before booking

  • The tour includes stairs and is not suitable for wheelchairs or pushchairs.
  • A moderate fitness level is required.
  • This is an outdoor event so dressing for the weather on the day is highly advised.
  • Flat, closed-toe shoes with good grip must be worn, and long trousers covering the ankles are recommended. If ticket holders have still not adhered to wearing correct footwear on the day, they will not be able to join the tour.
  • All bags must be checked into lockers and umbrellas are not permitted on the Museum roof.

Inclement weather cancellation

  • In the case of severe weather, heavy rain or strong winds, the tour will be cancelled and our team will contact you to rebook onto another date, or organise a refund. We will notify all ticket holders by 9AM of any cancellations.