Auckland Museum is closed temporarily

Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland War Memorial Museum will be closed from 10am on Wednesday 12 August in response to our city’s efforts to limit the transmission of the COVID-19 Coronavirus. We look forward to welcoming you back when the city moves back to Level 2 and we are safely able to do so.

Volunteers, Careers and Membership


Auckland War Memorial Museum is one of New Zealand's leading tourist attractions and academic institutions, and home to a vast treasure house, protecting and interpreting collections for over 150 years. Whether as a volunteer, donor, employee or museum member, there are many ways you can to be involved.


Volunteer at Auckland Museum


We are looking for volunteers to join our team! For those people with the time and the will to learn and share, there are unique volunteering opportunities available at Auckland Museum.

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Work at Auckland Museum

Auckland Museum is the much-loved workplace of hundreds of dedicated volunteers and employees. Set yourself up for a rewarding career in the cultural sector - whether support or professional, part-time or full-time, volunteer or salaried there are fascinating opportunities here at the Museum. 

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Become a Member


Become a Member and join our family of supporters today. Members enjoy an outstanding programme of events, including behind-the-scenes tours, in-depth field trips and an exclusive lecture series.

There are several ways to become a member and enjoy a range of unique benefits, whilst providing invaluable support for our collections.