New Zealand Maritime Museum - Auckland
Are you a business owner in Auckland?
Promote your business 365 days a year with the #1 Guide to Auckland.
- Gain MAXIMUM EXPOSURE with a 'Dedicated Business Profile'
Directions to 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 water. The Edmiston Gallery hosts a series of changing exhibitions including maritime related artwork, ship figureheads, and scrimshaw.
For The Kids:
The Museum has some great interactive features including the chance to design a yacht, weather a storm in the rocking cabin, and relax in a typical Kiwi holiday home (Bach), making it a great destination for families. Children will also enjoy the adventure trails and the special activities during school holidays.
Extend your experience to the water by booking a sailing trip around Auckland harbour on one of the Museum's boats.The Museum's fully-restored heritage scow Ted Ashby sets sail six days a week, taking visitors on a thrilling one hour voyage on the sparkling water of Waitemata Harbour. Among the other vessels operated by the Museum is the Breeze, a square-rigged brigantine and traditional wooden sailing ship. Along with sailings around the harbour, visitors can book a full day trip around the Hauraki Gulf. Book a sailing trip.
With a prime location in Viaduct Harbour, the Museum offers an ideal location for parties or business functions. The venue includes the spacious Maritime Room and the smaller Boardroom. The Museum's in-house catering company can create a menu to suit any type of function. Exclusive gallery viewings can be arranged as a part of a function as well as chartered sailings on one of the Museum's vessels.
The attraction is open every day from 9.00am - 5.00pm except Christmas Day. Final public admissions are at 4.00pm each day. Allow two hours for a visit to the Museum with additional time added for sailings.
- Museum: Adult-$17 / Senior/Student-$14 / Child-$8.50 / Family-$34
- Museum & Sailing: Adult-$29 / Senior/Student-$24 / Child-$14.50 / Family-$58
- Aucklanders can visit the museum for free if they bring along proof of address.
- Museum & Sailing: Adult-$15 / Senior/Student-$12 / Child-$7.50 / Family-$30
For special group bookings or birthday parties visit the New Zealand Maritime Museum website.
You may also like
SNOWPLANETAuckland North, Auckland
Enjoy snow sports all year round. Spend a fun family day at New Zealand's only indoor snow resort..........From NZ$48.00
Auckland & Beyond ToursAuckland Central,
Explore Auckland, Rotorua and Hobbiton with small group tours in luxury vehicles...From NZ$249.00
SpookersAuckland South, Auckland
Prepare to be scared at the Spookers Haunted Attraction Scream Park! This theatrically themed entertainment venue is designed to scare the yell out of you - you have been warned....From NZ$25.00
Go BushAuckland South, Auckland
Located on a 185-acre farm in the foothills of the Hunua Ranges, but just an hour from central Auckland or 45 minutes from the airport, Go Bush is the ideal venue for events with a difference...
Rainbow's EndAuckland Central, Auckland
Family-friendly theme park in Manukau City, Auckland. With over 20 rides and attractions,special events, night rides, amazing on stage entertainment and café there truly...From NZ$59.00
FlexiTours NZAuckland Central, Auckland
Explore Auckland, Rotorua, Hobbiton and Waitomo Caves in style with FlexiTours NZ's small group tours - official inbound and Domestic travel Partner of New Zealand Golf.From NZ$219.00
Driving Creek Railway and PotteriesCoromandel Peninsula, Auckland
Unique mountain railway, snaking through stunning, and replanted kauri forest with incredible views of the Hauraki Gulf. Wildlife sanctuary, pottery and craft shop also o...From NZ$35.00
Bush and BeachAuckland West, Auckland
Small group full and half day tours include sightseeing trips around Auckland, Nature Tours, Waitomo Caves, Rainforest Tours and trips to Hobbiton Movie Set...From NZ$82.00
Auckland ZooAuckland Central, Auckland
With 126 species and over 1000 animals across 17 hectares of parkland, Auckland Zoo is New Zealand’s largest home of wildlife - conveniently located just five minutes from central Auckland.
Magic Broomstick Segway ToursNorth Shore, Auckland
Glide effortlessly around the streets of beautiful, historic Devonport village, as you experience the fun of riding a Segway with Magic Broomstick...