Feel the wind in your hair with a sailing trip on board a historic vessel.
KEEP THE KIDS ENTERTAINED WITH SPECIAL EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES THROUGHOUT THE YEAR
Find out how the first polynesian explorers made their way to aotearoa
Meet New Zealand's modern day maritime heroes

18 March - 3 September 2017 Explore the journeys made by migrants to New Zealand in a compelling exhibition inspired by real-life...

18 - 28 April 2017 Bring the kids to the Maritime Museum these school holidays to enjoy our fun school holiday programme which includes...

Our popular Mid-Winter Music sessions are back this season with live music from May - August at the museum. The free weekend afternoon...

Auckland is currently abuzz with more than 25,000 sportspeople from 100 countries with the World Masters Games in the city until April 30....

For a limited time only over Autumn/Winter 2017 the Maritime Museum will be offering a unique sailing experience on the waka Aotearoa One....

Ted Ashby sailing in the Waitemata Harbour

One hour heritage sailing trips on Ted Ashby head out twice a day, six days a week, so there is plenty of opportunity to climb on board.

Get out on the Waitemata harbour with our newest heritage vessel Nautilus. With a maximum capacity of 8 it is an intimate and fascinating...

Aerial of Auckland Harbour 1940.

Hobson Wharf is currently undergoing essential repairs to fix the concrete beams and pile below. A recent condition assessment of the 80-...

NZL 32, or Black Magic, the International America's Cup Class yacht that won the 1995 America's Cup.

Learn about NZ's astonishing maritime achievements, a country which has at one time or another held every significant sailing trophy in the...