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Starting from $50, an Auckland Museum Membership will enable you to enjoy unlimited free entry to paid exhibitions, exclusive events and more.

$50

MUSEUM MEMBER

Benefits:

  • Unlimited free entry to all paid exhibitions
  • Exclusive exhibition previews and after hours events
  • Invitations to regular curatorial talks or behind the scenes tours
  • Free General Admission
  • 10% discount at the Museum Store* and the Museum cafés
  • Discounts on films at Rialto Cinemas Newmarket
  • Discounted or free parking at selected Membership events 
  • Priority booking and/or discounts for selected Museum events
  • Monthly email newsletters

 

* Discounts do not apply to on-sale items or online purchases.

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or buy as a gift

$75

AUCKLAND MUSEUM INSTITUTE (AMI) MEMBER

All $50 Museum Member benefits plus:

  • Access to the Institute’s annual programme of events, including special benefits 
  • A free guided highlights tour of the Museum for you and a guest 
  • Invitations to special Institute events including Café Scientifique and Museum Medals Gala Evening 
  • Annual Director’s presentation and Museum update 
  • Exclusive AMI email newsletter (quarterly)

 

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Buy for yourself

or buy as a gift

$500

TAUTOKO MEMBER

All $50 Museum Member benefits plus:

  • Three complimentary Friends & Whānau passes
  • One free guided highlights tour of the Museum for up to ten people
  • Director presentations and updates
  • Invitations to exclusive Museum Supporter events, such as viewings with the Director or curators, and special after hours events

 

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If you'd like to purchase multiple Memberships, please email us at membership@aucklandmuseum.com and our Membership team will be happy to assist you. 

Add up to three Friends & Whānau passes to your Membership

Add up to three Friends & Whānau passes to your Membership

BRING FRIENDS AND FAMILY TO ANY OF OUR EXHIBITIONS, MEMBERS' EVENTS OR PREVIEWS

Add up to three Friends & Whānau passes for $25 each when you sign up online or purchase at the Museum, for our Museum Member or Auckland Museum Institute Membership types. Tautoko Members automatically receive three Friends & Whānau passes included with their Membership. Friends & Whānau passes are valid in conjunction with your annual Membership, and they are loaded onto your Membership card; separate cards are not issued.

PASS BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Free General Admission
  • Unlimited free entry to all exhibitions
  • Exclusive exhibition previews and after hours events
  • Access to regular talks or behind the scenes tours

 

The pass does not provide friends and family with access to discounts and they do not receive Member emails and updates.

Your friends and family must accompany you to be able to share in your privilege.

Benefits at a glance

Learn more about some of the key benefits of a Museum Membership.

You're invited!
EXCLUSIVE MEMBER-ONLY EVENTS

You're invited!

As a Museum Member, you will be invited to attend our regular Member-only events. From expert and curatorial talks, to behind the scenes tours and previews of special exhibitions before they open to the public - you’ll be able to see and experience even more of what you love at your Museum. 

Bring friends and family to any of our exhibitions, Members' events or previews with Friends & Whānau passes. You can add up to three passes to your Membership for $25 each.

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Uncover the ancient mysteries and modern discoveries of Stonehenge - for FREE!
UNLIMITED FREE ENTRY TO PAID EXHIBITIONS

Uncover the ancient mysteries and modern discoveries of Stonehenge - for FREE!

A key benefit of Membership with Auckland Museum is unlimited, free entry to paid exhibitions, including our latest international exhibition Secrets of Stonehenge.

Secrets of Stonehenge highlights more than 300 ancient artefacts and the latest cutting-edge scientific research to answer questions about this iconic, mysterious World Heritage Site.

Share the experience by adding a Friends & Whānau pass when you sign up, so you can always bring someone along to the exhibition with you.

See <em>Ancient Greeks: Athletes, Warriors and Heroes</em> - for FREE!
UNLIMITED FREE ENTRY TO PAID EXHIBITIONS

See Ancient Greeks: Athletes, Warriors and Heroes - for FREE!

Arriving in mid-2022, the Ancient Greeks: Athletes, Warriors and Heroes exhibition from the British Museum’s world-renowned collection from the Ancient Greek world is the largest selection of ancient artefacts ever loaned by the British Museum to New Zealand.

It will showcase a wide range of treasures and stories and includes a selection of iconic sculptures from the ‘Mausoleum at Halikarnassos’, one of the seven wonders of the Ancient World.

Just like for Secrets of Stonehenge, you can share the experience by adding a Friends & Whānau pass when you sign up.

10% discount at the Museum Store* and the Museum cafés
EXCLUSIVE DISCOUNTS

10% discount at the Museum Store* and the Museum cafés

As a Museum Member, you won’t just save when visiting our paid exhibitions for free. You'll also save 10% on food and beverages at Tuitui Museum Bistro & Café and 1929 Espresso Bar, and receive 10% off at the Museum Store.

* Discounts do not apply to on-sale items or online purchases.

Get exclusive discounts at Rialto Cinemas
EXCLUSIVE DISCOUNTS

Get exclusive discounts at Rialto Cinemas

As a Museum Member, you’ll receive $12.50* movie tickets at Rialto Cinemas Newmarket every night of the week, including Friday and Saturday. Just show your Membership card at the Cinema to book your tickets.

*Valid on presentation of your Museum Membership card in cinema only. Not available to purchase online. Excludes Beyond Film, alternate content, film festivals, special events and screenings. 3D tickets are $15.50. One discount per session per person who presents their Museum Membership card.  

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