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Auckland Museum

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Discover the history and culture of New Zealand through this memorial to those who sacrificed their lives in wartime.
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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| The Auckland Domain, Parnell, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

had an excellent cultural experience today with Pauline, Anna and Amelia, at the Auckland War Memorial Museum, and its exhibition of Ray Shannon's collection of butterflies. The butterflies themselves were wonderful, so many (13,000) that the Museum has done not one but two successive installations....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank John S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was an unexpected treat. Take at least 2 hrs to explore and read about the Pacific islands different cultures and marvel at this wonderful collection of artifacts.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Penelopewms
Reviewed yesterday

We're not really museum types, but the description led us to give it a try. We thoroughly enjoyed the exhibits and learning about Maori heritage as well as New Zealand's role in global wars. The outside alone is worth a visit! It is a beautiful...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were very impressed with how much there was to see, some of the collections were very large and amazingly thorough and detailed. The children's interactive area was very good and even though it was school holidays we didn't find it over crowded. They are...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kara C
Reviewed 2 days ago

Unfortunately someone in their wisdom chose to remove the Old Auckland village. It has now been replaced by endless computer rooms and of all things a butterfly room, more suited to the zoo. Our visits are definitely less enjoyable now.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Anita016
Reviewed 2 days ago

well worth the trip - so much to see and do. Large space to allow at least 1/2 day to get in and have a look around.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Cathy B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Really wonderful museum, great opportunity to learn about New Zealand. It’s a combination of art and history, as well as a war memorial. You can easily spend several hours here.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kag805
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Auckland Museum commemorates those New Zealanders who lost their lives in the two World Wars. It also covers many other subjects ioncluding information about Maori culture, prehistoric creatures, butterflies, the battle for sexual equality and even volcanoes. With the museum arranged over three floors...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LXdaddy
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Took the family today. Really great setting and well laid out. My wife was touched by the ‘Are we there yet’exhibit. It’s refreshing to see a museum dedicate an area for a worthy cause and to bring to the attention of visitors the plight and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank asengineer
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Auckland museum is a big musumen with a lot of different exhibitions. On the groundfloor, there is a huge maori part with a lot of interesting stuff for people interested in the maori culture. On the first floor a exhibition about animals and a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Carl M
21 January 2019|
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Response from flossyfizzdog | Reviewed this property |
Hi Carl, I recall that you needed to provide proof of residency - if you have any kind of ID which shows your Auckland address you should be fine.
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Condornarvik67
21 July 2018|
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Response from AucklandMuseum | Property representative |
Hi there Robert, if it's a large group of people, we suggest booking in advance, but for small parties it should be fine to just show up on the day! If you have any other questions, feel free to fire them through!
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TRAVELLER2556
17 June 2018|
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Response from Courtney5454 | Reviewed this property |
20 mins up hill. There is a free red bus that goes from Queen St (Auckland's main st) or Britomart terminus just 100m or so from cruise terminals. Alternatively you could take the Link bus for a couple of bucks. The free red... More
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