New Zealand Maritime Museum

Explore New Zealand’s unique bond with the sea and its stories of discovery, exploration, immigration and sailing. Located in Auckland’s vibrant waterfront.

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

New Zealand Maritime Museum

Explore New Zealand’s unique bond with the sea and its stories of discovery, exploration, immigration and sailing. Located in Auckland’s vibrant waterfront.

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

NZ Museum: Pioneer Voyages of NZ Discovery

Landfalls

Learn about the pioneering voyages of discovery, settlement and trade that shaped the early history of New Zealand.
Rocking Cabin IN NZ Museum

New Beginnings

Meet the early immigrants who braved the ocean and tough conditions in a new land, Aotearoa New Zealand.
Blue Water Black Magic

Blue Water Black Magic

Be inspired by the tribute to Sir Peter Blake and New Zealand’s proud history of yachting.
Kiwi's and the coast

Kiwi's and the Coast

Explore how our bond with the ocean has shaped the Kiwi identity.
Outdoor Things To Do In Auckland: See The Cannon Fire

Cannon Fire – 12pm noon daily

In the spirit of maritime heritage, the Museum fires a replica cannon into the marina at noon daily. Join in the countdown and remember to cover your ears as it’s very loud!
Maritime Gift Shop at the NZ Museum

Maritime Gift Shop

Finish off your Museum experience with a special memento to take home with you from our Museum Shop. Select from a range of maritime themed gifts, prints, books and more.

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

The Museum is open every day (except Christmas Day)
from 10am – 5pm. Final public admissions are at 4pm each day.

Ticket provides General Admission to New Zealand Maritime Museum.

Visitor Information

Location
We are located right at Auckland’s famous Viaduct, on the corner of Quay and Hobson Streets.

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

Parking and Travel
We recommend the Downtown Car Park. The entry is at 31 Customs Street West (corner of Lower Hobson Street and Customs Street West). It is an easy 5 minute walk from the car park using the  overhead walkway that connects this car park to the pedestrian precinct outside the Museum.

Museum visitors receive discounted car parking for the Downtown Car Park. You can purchase a half price parking voucher from us when you visit, which is then used at the pay station inside the carpark to validate your ticket when you return to your car.

 

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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