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Auckland Museum

Domain Dr | The Auckland Domain, Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand
64 9 309 0443
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Ranked #5 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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Amsterdam
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128 reviews 128 reviews
14 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

The location, the style of the building itself and the range of display material makes this a great visit. The Maori collection is a must. You can easily spend the best part of a cold and windy day at this Museum.

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Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand
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223 reviews 223 reviews
90 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

We went here recently to enjoy the photography exhibition and have a look around and found the displays and exhibits well signposted and set out. The Museum is worth a visit and if you are a local its free and a NZ resident $5 is a good price to pay as for overseas visitors the price starts at $25. The... More

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Toronto
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66 reviews 66 reviews
13 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

We had one hour before leaving for the airport to see the Museum. We arranged a quick tour and left with a better understanding of the Maori, as the exhibit is fabulous. We could have spent many more hours at the museum.....next time for sure!

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New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Not the first and won't be the last trip to the grand auckland war memorial museum. Layout seems to make sense at the moment. Perhaps I am just getting older? We particularly enjoyed all the natural wonders on display.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

It is big + being updated all the time. I think there is a charge for out of town people + people from overseas. Some of the hands on areas have a charge + are worth it.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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42 reviews 42 reviews
24 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

The museum is in the Auckland Domain and has great views of the harbour . There are wonderful permanent exhibits as well as special exhibitions eg the wildlife photographic exhibition. The building is lovely and the areas are well presented. Overseas visitors would enjoy the Maori meeting house and activity associated with it. Children enjoy it as well. Auckland residents... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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389 reviews 389 reviews
205 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Being plane crazy had to visit this museum lots nice aircraft and a must visit if your in area lots interesting stuff to look at

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

It's a well designed and maintained museum complete with fascinating and touching exhibits. It is located in one of the most beautiful spots in the city.

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Adelaide, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

This is probably the best Museum I have been to. It's the best way to spend a day with all sorts of things to see and do. Good for the kids as well

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Chewton Mendip, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

It's a while since I was here. I'm not a massive museum goer but this was a nice few hours seeing some NZ artifacts and history. The museum is on a high point above the city so provides nice views as well.

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