Auckland Museum

Housed in one of New Zealand’s finest heritage buildings, Auckland Museum is the first stop for anyone wishing to gain an insight into New Zealand and its peoples. Be inspired by the compelling story of our nation; from our unique natural world and social history; priceless Māori treasures to the story of New Zealand at war.

Enjoy Auckland Museum plus 5 other top Auckland attractions for just $75 for adults and $40 for children with Discover Auckland Pass.

Auckland Museum

Housed in one of New Zealand’s finest heritage buildings, Auckland Museum is the first stop for anyone wishing to gain an insight into New Zealand and its peoples. Be inspired by the compelling story of our nation; from our unique natural world and social history; priceless Māori treasures to the story of New Zealand at war.

Enjoy Auckland Museum plus 5 other top Auckland attractions for just $75 for adults and $40 for children with Discover Auckland Pass.

Auckland Museum: Pacific Lifeways Gallery

Pacific People

From the great Pacific navigators – the Polynesians and the Māori – through to the 19th century pioneers, examine the diversity of Pacific Island communities and the beauty of the objects they produced.
What's On Auckland Museum: Origins & Natural History

Natural History

Discover what is unique to New Zealand – from our geological origins to ancient species like the moa, the kiwi and tuatara. Engage with our Māori natural history gallery and take part in our interactive volcano exhibition.
War Memmorial Gallery In Auckland Museum

Scars on the Heart

Home to the Spitfire and Zero planes, our war memorial galleries feature dynamic displays centred on World War I and World War II.
Maori Taonga

Free Audio Guide

Discover the stories behind our Māori taonga (treasures) with a free audio guide available in English and Mandarin.  These are provided via a web-based app and you will need your own device and headphones; headphones are also sold at the museum store.

How it works

It’s simple! No need to wait until you arrive in New Zealand. Buy now online, use when you arrive.

Multipass validity

Buy now and select your start date – the ticket is then valid for 5 consecutive days from that date.

 One access per ticket

Each ticket purchased is per person, per venue, and not transferable. It’s valid for 5 consecutive days from the date selected as the start date.

We email your tickets

We email your tickets – you can show your phone with the tickets on, or print them out to show at each attraction.

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Opening Times

Open daily from 10am – 5pm, closed Christmas Day
(Open following the Dawn Service on Anzac Day)

Ticket provides General Admission to Auckland Museum.

 

Visitor Information

Location
We are at The Auckland Domain, Parnell, and can be easily reached from any part of the city, by car or public transport. The Museum is a 30-minute walk and a 10-minute drive from the city centre.

You can plan your journey using the Auckland Transport journey planner:  https://at.govt.nz/bus-train-ferry/journey-planner/

Parking and Travel
Secure undercover paid parking is available at the Museum from 6.30am to 6.30pm, your first 30 minutes free. Enter from Maunsell Road which is on the Newmarket side of the Domain. The carpark pay station accepts VISA, MasterCard, EFTPOS and cash up to $20 notes. This car park is under CCTV and security surveillance.

Free parking, subject to availability, is available in the Auckland Domain.

Accessible Parking: A limited number of mobility parking spaces are located in the underground carpark and at the Atrium Entrance.

Shopping and Eating
Store

Visit our museum store to find a specially curated range of products linked to our collections and exhibitions.  From pounamu (greenstone) jewellery to Māori instruments to hand made glass and ceramic works, you are sure to find that special gift to remember your Museum visit.

Food

Espresso Bar 1929 offers snack-sized café bites and Allpress coffee in the Grand Foyer.

Columbus Coffee is located in the Atrium providing great coffee and a delicious range of freshly prepared meals and treats.

Book now!

Save over 40% of the normal ticket price of 6 attractions

Adult rate for Discover Auckland Pass Child rate for Discover Auckland Pass

Discover Auckland Pass is only available for purchase online - not available for purchase at individual attractions - and provides general admission access to all 6 attractions saving overseas visitors over 40%.

Your ticket will be valid for 5 consecutive days, please select your starting date:

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