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

Come to the Maritime Museum and take part in art workshops for adults facilitated by Connect the Dots - the Auckland based charitable trust...

Don't miss our final Mid-Winter Music session on August 13 at 1pm.  The free weekend afternoon music sessions will finish with energetic...

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Fascinating, never-before-seen images of plankton are on display in the Centre of Learning at the Maritime Museum. As part of the Plankton...

Hear and share stories of arrival to Aotearoa, and be part of a discussion about what kind of country you want to live in, at this panel...

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

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.

The New Zealand Maritime Museum is the proud owner of a sleek new Learning Space.  The former 'Crow's Nest' has been completely transformed...

Photograph: Nando Azevedo

Photograph: "Every time I come to the ocean I feel close to home. It's one of the places I can come and lose my mind in it." Tazmine,...

The New Zealand Maritime Museum is currently exhibiting SeaCharger - the world’s first unmanned surface vessel to cross an ocean using only...

Looking for something fun to do with the kids over the weekend? Bring them into the Maritime Museum to meet our roving characters and take...

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...