Our picturesque, central location in Auckland’s Viaduct Harbour makes the Maritime Museum the perfect place to host your function, product launch, wedding or conference. With multiple spaces to choose from and on-site catering available, our venue operation partners at Sero are here to help bring your next event to life. 

Blue Water Black Magic Gallery

Our modern multi-level gallery space at the end of Hobson Wharf offers a unique venue space for large cocktail functions and events. Book yourself a truly impressive venue, and host guests alongside NZL 32 – the yacht that won the 1995 America’s Cup. 170 pax



On-water events

All aboard the Ted Ashby, our flat-bottomed scow, for an extra special event experience. Book a catered charter and enjoy a sunset sail on the sparkling Waitematā Harbour, complete with canapes and cocktails. Up to 40 pax



Picturesque picnics

Take a leisurely cruise onboard Nautilus, the vintage motor launch that served in World War I. An ideal setting for anniversaries, birthdays and intimate occasions, catering options range from a light afternoon tea to a lavish on-board picnic. 6 pax



Koel cafe

This bright, airy space boasts floor-to-ceiling windows and views of the Viaduct Basin. It's the perfect location for your next book launch, cocktail evening, seminar or speaking engagement. 120 pax

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The Maritime Room

The spacious and modern Maritime Room, with views across the sparkling Waitematā Harbour, is a stunning choice for cocktail functions, formal dinners, wedding receptions or product launches.  400 pax cocktail format, 240 pax banquet format, 192 pax cabaret format, 300 pax theatre.


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The Boardroom 

The more intimate Boardroom can be booked to accompany the Maritime Room space or as a venue in its own right. Its impressive views and unique location makes it the perfect space for meetings, workshops and presentations. 20 pax board room, 30 pax theatre


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