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Make Days at the Maritime

Every Sunday, 10.30am – 2pm, Free with museum entry

Stop by the Maritime Museum every Sunday to make and take home a whānau-friendly craft.

No need to book, just come by for a relaxed day by the water.

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Storytime at the Maritime

Fridays, Free with museum entry

Every Friday we run free storytime sessions exploring the stories of the sea. Your tamariki will be treated to tales of the high seas and can join in the fun with movement and song.

Recommended age group: up to 6 years.


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.

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America's Cup Family Trail

Daily, 45mins, Free with museum entry

Roam the revamped Blue Water Black Magic gallery looking for answers to the big questions about Aotearoa's boat-building and yacht racing history. 

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