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Evening entertainment and lectures

While closing to the public at 5pm the Museum is a regular host to evening events.

Here you can find out what's on after hours.

  • "An Impossible Project" Screening

    THU 13 MAY, 6.15PM
    NON-MEMBERS $28.50, MEMBERS $26.50

    Join us for a screening of "The Impossible Project", a David and Goliath tale about the quest to save the last Polaroid factory, with an introduction by photographer Simon Devitt.

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  • Tāmaki Detours:
    Auckland Uncovered

    4, 11, 18 & 25 MAY AT 5PM, 6PM, 7PM
    $35 PER PERSON, $31.50 FOR MEMBERS

    Venture down the road less travelled with our actor-led ‘Detours’ through the new Tāmaki Herenga Waka galleries. Includes an alcoholic beverage or soft drink of your choice from Tuitui Museum Cafe & Bistro.

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  • LIVE at the Museum
    May Music Month

    10-31 MAY
    GRAND FOYER

    This May, LIVE at The Museum is back for another special New Zealand Music Month showcase.

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  • After Hours at the Museum:
    Celebrating Pride

    Past Event
    THU 25 MAR, 7PM
    GRAND FOYER & GALLERIES

    On 25 March, Auckland Museum will be standing loud and proud, shining our rainbow into the night in celebration of Pride 2021 (postponed). So join us for a sophisticated evening of music and good company.

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  • Twilight Tuesdays

    EVERY TUESDAY UNTIL 8.30PM

    Your Museum will be open late every Tuesday evening until 8.30pm, starting 12 Jan. 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 new Hokohoko Museum Store.

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  • Cafe Scientifiqué

    Past Event
    THIS EVENT IS NOW CANCELLED
    OFFSITE EVENT

    Dr Lorna Piatti-Farnell is Professor of Cultural History at Auckland University of Technology. She talks about the quest for beauty has been at the heart of the human experience for millennia.

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  • Wildlife Wednesdays

    Past Event
    WED 8, 15, 22 & 29 JUL, 5PM
    FREE

    Come and explore the world’s most prestigious nature photography exhibition after dark this July.

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