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Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland War Memorial Museum is currently closed to the public in step with our country’s efforts to limit the transmission of the COVID-19 Coronavirus. Find out more

Event Centre

450 Seated Dining | 500 standing cocktail | 600 theatre

A spectacular venue for gala dinners, conferences and awards

Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tāmaki Paenga Hira.

The Event Centre at a glance:

  • Seats 450 for dinner, 500 for standing cocktail or 600 theatre-style seating
  • Includes two pre-function spaces with room for 120 guests each

  • A spectacular venue for your gala dinner, awards ceremony, conference, product launch, school ball or wedding

Celebrate your next event under the copper dome on the roof of the Museum. The circular, fully glazed room provides magnificent views of the city and harbour.

You and your guests can also explore the Museum after hours, with private tours of the galleries or a performance from our Māori cultural performers. Unique gifts for your guests are available from the Museum Store.

Unique events in the Event Centre

View floor plans and 3D tour

When is the venue available?

The Event Centre is available for you to set up from 8am on the day of your event.  All Museum venues must be cleared of all guests and staff by 2am, so we suggest finishing your event by midnight.

Make an enquiry today

Our professional events team can assist you in delivering a seamless event in a venue your guests will not forget.

To discuss your event at Auckland Museum, please contact us by phone on +64 9 302 9765 or via email by completing the form below.

Event Centre


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