Located in Auckland Park, Auckland, New Zealand, the Auckland Museum is a museum of historical and ethnic artifacts. The pavilion is a Gothic building with various antique furnishings. Opening hours: Museum 10:00-17:00, ANZAC Day is open to dawn at dawn; Library is closed on Sundays and holidays (except ANZAC Day), coffee shop 9:30-17:00; Christmas is closed. Ticket price: Adults donate 10 New Zealand dollars for admission, and children are free to visit, ANZAC Day (April 25) is free all day; Maori shows 25 New Zealand dollars / adults, 12.5 New Zealand dollars / children. Recommended time: 3 hours
Located in a large park. It houses huge amount exhibits. Fabulous Maori historical and everyday items. Carvings, pottery, art exhibits. Exceptional collection of art. The war museum is also a part of this exceptional museum. #wintergetaway
Checking out towering dinosaur remains, witnessing the goose-bump inducing Maori Haka dance, discovering the inner workings of volcanoes, and visiting an armory complete with everything from Samurai swords to machine guns already sounds like a pretty full day; but that’s only scratching the surface of what New Zealand’s most important museum has on display. Permanent exhibits cover the People of the Pacific, the NZ war memorial, and exhibits on the country’s land and natural history. Temporary exhibits have featured everything from rugby to Egyptian Tombs, to the axe of Sir Edmund Hillary. The museum is located in the Auckland Domain. Admission is a $10 donation, unless you’re an Aucklander or happen to be there on ANZAC Day, in which case, your visit is free!