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Address: Domain Dr | The Auckland Domain, Parnell, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Phone Number: 64 9 309 0443
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Discover the history and culture of New Zealand through this memorial to...

Discover the history and culture of New Zealand through this memorial to those who sacrificed their lives in wartime.

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Auckland Museum Entry Ticket including Maori Cultural Performance
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Auckland Museum General Entry Ticket
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Auckland City Highlights Tour with Harbour Cruise and Sky Tower Admission

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Good overview of New Zealand history and culture

I would recommend the Auckland museum to anyone visiting Auckland for the first time, as it gives a comprehensive introduction to New Zealand. The Maori cultural exhibits are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Medellin, Colombia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

The museum is nice and the layout really good. But for me there was not much new. I was before in other museums and history wise it's all the same, sages about the Mauri and all stuff they don't know for sure. The boats and every thing is nice. But I don't understand that you have to pay here 30... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I found it extremely difficult to read the exhibit information because of the dim lighting I understand some exhibits can be damaged by bright lights but not all. My daughter with excellent vision found it hard to read the information on the exhibits as well. We could not get entry into the Maori show I think for such a entry... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I would recommend the Auckland museum to anyone visiting Auckland for the first time, as it gives a comprehensive introduction to New Zealand. The Maori cultural exhibits are particularly interesting. The museum also has different exhibitions from time to time, and is a good place to spend a wet, windy day!

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Thank Joan H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had not been for years but can promise I will be back soon. So interesting went for the Air NZ expedition and was totally overcome buy the displays and interaction. Ran out of time to see the rest of the Museum so need to make a day of it not just a couple of hours.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had three days in this beautiful "city of sails" before our cruise around New Zealand began. The museum was one of our stops on the Hop-On Hop Off bus, and we entered just in time to have a terrific lunch at their Atrium Café. Afterwards, we found so many educational and informational exhibits that helped to explain how the... More 

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Thank Leejoe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

this is the place to see if you come to Auckland it has lots of things for all ages to see and touch and try so many floors and rooms to look at and the first world war display is out of this world to see how or boys had to but up with you have to see plus the... More 

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Thank Glen S
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are a museum type of person.... this is really worth a look. Great displays, the South Pacific and Natural Heritage displays are great.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I would highly rate this attraction.. so much to see. easy to find. entry by donation. Great for any budget..

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Emsworth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed it all, having lived here for 7 yrs it was good to learn the history and culture of NZ Some of the artefacts date back a few century's to say the least. So much for all to do and see. Highly recommend a visit

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

While on holidays in NZ we visited the museum, to be honest it wasn't on our list of things to do and we only decided at the last minute to go along and boy are we glad we did. What a fantastic morning we had, our 2 young kids were enthralled and kept busy at all times, in particular they... More 

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