- All Blacks Experience
- Auckland War Memorial Museum
- MOTAT (Museum of Transport and Technology)
- Torpedo Bay Navy Museum
- New Zealand Maritime Museum
- Stardome Observatory and Planetarium
- Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
- Weta Workshop Unleashed
Auckland MuseumsAuckland · 8 Items · Mike Watt
Handpicked by a Auckland Local Expert, we bring you our guide to 'Auckland Museums'.
Auckland is home to some of the finest museums in all of New Zealand. We've picked out favourite Auckland museums to visit
All Blacks Experience
The All Blacks Experience is a fully guided, state-of-the-art, interactive show. Your time at the All Blacks Experience will include a 45 minute guided tour where you learn what it takes to make, shape and be an All Black. This will include learning the story and feeling the passion behind the All Blacks haka, up close and personal. You can then test your rugby skills against All B...
Auckland War Memorial Museum
Auckland War Memorial is Auckland's first museum, and now resides in one of New Zealand's finest heritage buildings. This structurally impressive neo-classical building commands a striking presence and houses millions of objects, provides educational services, and attracts over half a million visitors a year. The narrative of war and how it shaped New Zealand's identity makes for a compelling s...
MOTAT (Museum of Transport and Technology)
Inspiring and comprehensive story of New Zealand's transport, social and technological history, incorporating a state-of-the-art Aviation Hall and plenty of interactivity for all the family. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT) was established nearly 60 years ago in the Western Springs area of Auckland, around the old Pumphouse and its impressive Beam Engine. Here you'll find everythi...
Torpedo Bay Navy Museum
See a unique collection of historical objects that range from functional to ceremonial, representing a full spectrum of Royal NZ Navy experiences. The museum includes social & personal items that illustrate the lives of our naval personnel, both at sea and onshore. Examine the collection of historic swords, firearms, ammunition and uniforms. Research the history of New Zealand from a naval ...
New Zealand Maritime Museum
The New Zealand Maritime Museum at the heart of Auckland's waterfront takes visitors on a journey through New Zealand's maritime heritage. The museum's seven exhibition galleries tell the stories of the first Polynesian visitors, reveal the difficulties experienced by European settlers, explore the background of the country's modern sailing masters and celebrate New Zealanders' love of the wate...
Stardome Observatory and Planetarium
Stardome's space centre and galleries are vibrant and hands-on, and place science and mātauranga Māori alongside each other with the aim of reconnecting manuhiri to the cosmos. In combination with Stardome's 360-degree indoor dome planetarium and telescope viewing, it offers visitors a chance to learn how to identify stars and planets in the skies above Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland. When weat...
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki holds one of the country's largest and most renowned collections of both local and international art. It is New Zealand’s largest and most inspiring visual arts experience. Housed in one of Auckland's oldest civic buildings, the gallery first opened in 1880s and since then has been refurbished, redesigned, and adapted to give visitors better access to the ...
Weta Workshop Unleashed
Wētā Workshop Unleashed is one of Auckland's premier attractions. The wildly immersive experience takes you on a journey through the wacky world of movie making. It's a mind-bending 90-minute hosted tour centred on three fully developed and original film concepts: a nail-biting horror, a fantasy epic, and a mind-bending sci-fi. From the curious to the creative, family friendly to thrill ...