Exhibitions & Displays

The Changing Port & Waterfront Display

Friday 22nd – Monday 2nd Oct

Check out the changing landscape of Auckland's waterfront and port in this fascinating temporary exhibition, held at the Eastern Viaduct Carpark.

Hosted in Panuku’s Digibox at the end of the carpark and in collaboration with the New Zealand Maritime Museum and Ports of Auckland, visit this temporary display which shows the remarkable growth in this busy and vital area of Auckland.

Te Rangatira & Ida: Māori Sailing Heritage on the Hauraki Gulf

Join us at the Maritime Museum for an interactive multi-discipline exhibition, a talk from renowned Mana Whenua writer Paula Morris, Māori dance workshop and performance, and traditional navigation and rope making workshops.

Bookings essential. Please call (09) 373 0800 or email info@maritimemuseum.co.nz to reserve your place.

Knot Touch Opening Weekend


Saturday September 30 & Sunday October 1

10am - 4pm 

To celebrate the opening of our new exhibition by contemporary artist Jae Kang, the Maritime Museum is hosting a weekend of free family activities and entertainment.

This tactile and interactive exhibition celebrates the versatility and traditions of knots, and welcomes visitors of all backgrounds and needs, to engage with art in a playful way.