Auckland Museum

Auckland Museum tells the story of New Zealand, its place in the Pacific and its people. It has pre-eminent Māori and Pacific collections, significant natural history resources and major social and military history collections; a must-see attraction.


Nau Mai Haere Mai - Welcome to Auckland Museum.

Auckland Museum is regarded as one of the finest Museums in the Southern Hemisphere and is renowned for its unique collection of Māori and Pacific treasures.

Housed in an historical building within a tranquil park, the Museum tells the story of New Zealand as a nation; from award-winning natural history exhibits, to the Museum's Māori treasures gallery displaying over 2,000 priceless Māori artefacts, including rare carvings, whole buildings, and the last great Māori war canoe carved from a giant totara tree.

Whether you have an hour spare or a whole day, you will gain a deep understanding of New Zealand culture and heritage by visiting the iconic Auckland Museum.

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Physical address

Auckland Domain, Auckland Central, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Other charges:
Selected child/adult rates for various products
Further pricing information:
General Admission International Visitors: $28 Adult $14 Child (5-13) , $0 Child (4 and under) $70 Family (2 Adults & 2 Children) New Zealand Visitors - Donations invited Aucklander Residents - Free with proof of address We will be requiring valid proof of vaccination or a medical exemption for all visitors aged 12+ via My Vaccine Pass. See our website for further information.
Cancellation policy:
24 hours advance notice.

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
20-30 min drive from Auckland International Airport.
Proximity to coach terminal:
A few minutes drive.
Proximity to town:
A few minutes drive from central Auckland.

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Opening times

Business hours:
Daily 10am to 5pm except Christmas Day.
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Language support

  Written Spoken
Chinese (Simplified) YES YES
Chinese (Traditional) YES YES
Filipino YES YES
French YES NO
German YES YES
Indonesian YES YES
Japanese YES YES
Korean YES NO
Portuguese YES NO
Russian YES NO
Spanish YES NO

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