America's Cup Tour
Fridays and Saturdays, 12.15pm - 1pm, from $10
This guided tour speaks to our nation’s vast boatbuilding history right through to modern-day technology. Get up close with the cup, the challenges and contentions of America's Cup.
Learn the Ropes: Family Sailing Workshops
20, 21 January, 12.30pm - 3pm, $30 per child
Get hands-on sailing experience and learn key sailing skills with our knowledgeable crew on this delightful heritage ship.
Māori Cultural Performance
Jan, Feb 2021, 45mins, Book now, $36 - $45
Voyage into the stories of te moana and experience the waiata song, haka dance and instruments used in traditional Māori culture.
Anniversary Weekend Sailing
Sat 30 January - Mon 1 February, from $26 per adult
Get out on the sparkling Waitematā this Auckland Anniversary weekend! We've got lots of opportunities to join the bustling boats in the harbour to celebrate Tāmaki Makaurau. From daytime sailings to evening cruises and short steaming trips on SS Puke - the Maritime Museum has you covered!
Out and Onboard: Museum Open Day
Monday 1 February, 10am - 4pm, Drop-in, free
Push the boat out and join us for the launch of our collection digitisation project with live on-site digitising of our outboard motors collection. Get up close and personal with the photography process of turning objects into digital collections.
The History of the Regatta
Monday 1 February, 1pm, Drop-in, free
Part of Out and Onboard
Hear the origins of Auckland’s regatta in this 20minute gallery talk. Join us in the Blue Water Black Magic Gallery for the story of how the first regatta came to be, the father of the Regatta - Captain Ross and the Cygnet Cup.
Photography as storytelling
Tuesday 16 February, 6pm - 8pm, free
Explore how a series of photographs can convey a message and context in this evening session as part of our exhibition “A Year in Aotearoa:” New Zealand Geographic photographer of the year.
America's Cup Family Trail
Daily, 45mins, free
Roam the newly revamped Blue Water Black Magic gallery looking for answers to the big questions about Aotearoa's boat-building and yacht racing history.
America’s Cup PechaKucha: It takes a village
Wednesday 3 March 2021, 6pm - 9pm, $35
Keep up with the lightning pace out on the water and join us for these feverishly-fast talks in our America’s Cup themed PechaKucha.
Installation from 17 November - 17 December, permanent, free
See the characters coming to life on the Museum's Western wall
Thursday 4 Feb, Free
The story behind the America's Cup trophy and a chance to share your own cherished prizes and trophies in a quick-fire karaoke glory.
Photography for change: activism and conservation
Tuesday 16 March, 6pm - 8pm, free
Photographs are powerful. In this conversation session, we'll discuss how images can elicit feelings that are so impactful that they can bring about real action and social change.
Free Guided Museum Tours
Saturday, Sunday, 10.30am, free with Museum entry
Dive deeper with a complimentary tour from one of our friendly volunteer guides.