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Auckland Museum

Domain Dr | The Auckland Domain, Parnell, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-309 0443
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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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  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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Domain Dr | The Auckland Domain, Parnell, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-309 0443
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Reviewed yesterday

The museum is in a great location, with lovely parks and views to the ocean. The exhibits inside are impressive and interesting

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited the museum early on a Sunday and it got surprisingly busy by the time we left. The museum is also a war memorial and the top floor was dedicated to this aspect. Well worth heading up there. The museum 'proper' is dedicated to...More

Thank gfsc5
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I didn't have much time to visit the museum, but the reception was good. It just open after 10 am and is free for residents. There are many themes, such as Maori, volcanos, jurassic animals, WWI and II in NZ, and a photos contest. It...More

Thank Yumi2014
Reviewed 2 days ago

My solo visit was actually 10 years ago when I was stunned to find an exhibition about the first World War and New Zealand's contribution in Sinai and Palestine 1914. Todays visit was )NLINE; Very helpful online cenotaph is a recent addition to their data...More

Thank susana d
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Auckland Museum houses a great collection of pacific artifacts and historic pieces from New Zealand’s colonial past. Currently featured is the awe inspiring Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition, which is simply breathtaking. The museum is fairly well kept, although some of the galleries...More

Thank matt3477
Reviewed 3 days ago

Aside from a wide range of exhibits aimed at larger people there is a section for the kids. We visited with a 3 year old and were amazed to see a family room on the 1st floor where you can consume your snacks and generally...More

Thank DataCollector
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Was in here by chance on the hop and off bus but only an hour and was very surprised. Loveley artefacts and a beautiful building to go with it.

Thank cujimeScotland
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It’s a small but good museum, each floor dedicted to an aspect of NZ culture. Good galleries about millitary history (WWI and WWII) and maori culture. Gallerie dedicated to children. Worth a visit

Thank Joyce C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This Amazing interactive exhibition gave children a small understanding of what it was like for the soldiers in WW1. The experience involved signing up, taking a medical check and drilling. All this was lead by soldiers and nurses in period costume. The children could try...More

1  Thank Suevan2006
Reviewed 5 days ago

The museum is filled with fantastic exhibits that range from Volcanoes to Māori artifacts to ancient Chinese artifacts to World War 1 and items of historical significance. Each exhibit contains detailed information, and there are shows where you can get an in-depth view of even...More

1  Thank ChadEmerson
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Munnaza U
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Response from Tdandrade | Reviewed this property |
Just bring with you the letter from her doctor. 😉
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8 June 2017|
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Response from Tatung01 | Reviewed this property |
Chilly chilly chilly! You should be prepared for cool weather/ fine but cold and rain. Bring layers and warm shoes/boots. You could experience beautiful sunny but cool days. Sometimes its also a matter of comparison: if you... More
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Response from Maria R | Reviewed this property |
yes u can. they do have lifts there