Timings : 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Entry Fee : Adult - NZD 25,
Child - NZD 10
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The Auckland War Memorial Museum has ensured the upholding and the glorification of the Māori culture - the traditional culture of the indigenous inhabitants of New Zealand. In order to keep the heritage alive in people’s memories, many stories of the historical Māori life in New Zealand are told by the museum through talks, tours, exhibitions and programmes. Many items and souvenirs resembling the Māori culture are sold in the museum shop and also online. Exclusive guest experiences are provided through award-winning Māori cultural performances, private tours and exclusive exhibition viewings. The Neoclassical style of architecture of the museum has been critically acclaimed and has received esteemed awards like the NZIA Gold Medal and the ACENZ Innovate NZ Gold Award.
The Auckland War Memorial Museum, also known as the Auckland Museum, plays a very important role and provides a deep insight into the history of the city and the country as a whole. It's numerous exhibitions and collections cover many areas of interests, such as the World Wars, historical battles, arts and craft works and also treasures from the Pacific region. Not just this, the museum contains an exhibit of photographs, and also showcases the natural history of New Zealand, displaying over 1.5 million specimens. In front of the museum is the War Memorial. Complete with the Cenotaph and consecrated grounds, it was built mainly to remember those who lost their lives during the World Wars. Many sections inside the museum serve as parts of the memorial as well.
|-||Museum Entry||Kiwi Package (Museum entry+Highlights tour)||Tūī Package - (Museum Entry + Māori Cultural Performance)||Moa Package (Museum Entry + Māori Cultural Performance + Highlights Tour)|
|Auckland Residents||Free||NZD 25||NZD 30||NZD 40|
|New Zealand Residents||Donation invited||NZD 25||NZD 30||NZD 40|
|International Adult||NZD 25||NZD 40||NZD 40||NZD 55|
|International Child||NZD 10||NZD 20||NZD 20||NZD 25|
|International Family||NZD 60||NZD 100||NZD 100||NZD 100|
Monday to Sunday:
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
It is closed on Christmas day.
Monday to Saturday:
10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Closed on Sundays and public holidays.
Tūī package tour times include 11:00 AM, 12:00 PM, and 1:30 PM. Additional 2:30 PM package is available from November to March.
Moa package tour times include 10:45 AM, 11:00 AM, 12:00 PM, and 1:30 PM. Additional 12.45 pm package is available from November to March.