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Auckland Museum

Domain Dr | The Auckland Domain, Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand
64 9 309 0443
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Ranked #6 of 106 Attractions in Auckland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: History Museums, Museums, Military Museums
Description: Discover the history and culture of New Zealand through this memorial to those who sacrificed their lives in wartime.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW via mobile

Love the interaction the kids have there and the 3D screen with the eruption of the volcano - amazing experience and yet scary, but loved it!

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Portimao, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

It is an excellent museum where you can learn the history and culture of the country... geology, flora and fauna

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

This is a very good nuseum , a lot of great exhibits including stuffed wild life exhibits and antartic exhibits .

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

a interesting museum for us , some great exhibits , very well presented , some great history display of new zealand , really enjoy there .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Visited the Auckland Museum as part of our NZ leisure trip itinerary. Muriel led us through a guided tour and she was just fantastic!

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

The museum is situated in wonderful parkland overlooking the city. It is a wonderful building and the museum itself is excellent, with a wide range of displays recounting the natural history, biodiversity of New Zealand, particularly interesting galleries about the Maoris and the history of Auckland, including wartime galleries. The Maori show is a particular highlight and a must-see if... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

This large museum features some essential aspects of NZ culture. It includes live Maori performances, which add to the cost of admission for non NZ visitors. Aspects of Wars are well handled & interesting. Regarded by some as difficult to access from the main city sights but well worth the bus trip as it rivals Te Papa from a different... More

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Portland, OR, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

The museum is worth a visit just to see the building and setting. The Maori creations on display are fascinating. The military memorial is quite moving. The rest of the exhibits are interesting but not extraordinary in any way.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Good day out for all the family, well worth a visit. There is a cafe inside serving a good selection of snack food and drinks.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We're used to visiting Te Papa which is very animated but limited "old things" on display so enjoyed seeing more of NZ history at the Auckland museum.

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