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Opening Hours

The museum is open every day except Christmas Day, from 10am - 5pm. Final public admissions are at 4pm each day.

We recommend allowing at least two hours to complete your museum visit – sailing times additional.

Find out more about group bookings and birthday parties.

Holiday Hours

The Museum will be closing at 3:30pm on Saturday 24th December (Christmas Eve) and Saturday 31st December (New Year's Eve) to allow our staff to share this time with their family and friends.


Admission prices for AUCKLAND REGION residents

  Museum Entry Museum Entry & Heritage Sailing
Adults Free $25.00
Seniors/Students Free $20.00
Children Free $12.00
Family Pass Free $50.00
  • Residents of the Auckland region can visit the Maritime Museum galleries for free if they provide proof of address on arrival.
  • Seniors / Students must have proof of their status e.g. valid Gold card, student ID etc
  • Children: 5-14 years old (4 years and under are free) - ALL children must be accompanied by a supervising adult of 16 years old or more at all times.
  • Harbour cruise consists of a one hour heritage vessel experience aboard our scow, Ted Ashby.
  • Prices effective as of 12th October, 2015

Admission prices for VISITORS from OUTSIDE of AUCKLAND

  Museum Entry Museum Entry & Heritage Sailing
Adults $20.00 $50.00
Seniors/Students $17.00 $40.00
Children $10.00 $25.00
Family Pass $40.00 $95.00
  • Children: 5-14 years old (4 years and under are free); Seniors: 60 years and over; Students: Valid ID required.
  • Family Pass = 2 adults & 2 children or 1 adult & 3 children.
  • Harbour cruise consists of a one hour trip aboard our heritage scow, Ted Ashby.
  • All minors must be accompanied by a supervising adult at all times.
  • Prices effective as of 12th October, 2015

Accessibility Visitors

Our staff are passionate about making the Museum accessible for all people.
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