Auckland War Memorial Museum known as Auckland Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira
A landmark location above the AUCKLAND DOMAIN GARDENS is the neo-classical Auckland War Memorial Museum.
Auckland War Memorial Museum highlights
- Significant research library for materials relating to Aotearoa New Zealand and the Pacific
- Superb family and friends programme engaging audiences in revolving exhibits and on loan exhibitions.
- Within the precinct of the AUCKLAND DOMAIN GARDENS and the picturesque AUCKLAND HISTORIC CRICKET PAVILION
Set in one of the country’s finest heritage buildings, the museum has a wonderful display of over 2000 priceless Maori and Pacific treasures and artefacts, detailing the culture and history of Aotearoa New Zealand. There is also a war memorial for the Auckland province, mainly to those who lost their lives in the First and Second World Wars. The gift shop specialises in ‘Made in New Zealand’ artisan goods and homeware.