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Experience MOTAT’s calendar of activities and exhibitions, with plenty of hands-on stuff to get stuck into.

Highlights

  • Interactive exhibitions
  • Events and school holiday experiences throughout the year
  • Fun for all ages
  • Indoor and outdoor spaces
  • Heritage tram rides

MOTAT is New Zealand’s largest transport and technology museum and offers a fun and exciting learning experience for all ages.

Explore past, present and future technology and ingenuity through interactive exhibitions, take a stroll through the historic village and enjoy a ride on a heritage tram.

Amongst the exhibitions to explore is Love / Science where you can discover the stories behind some clever technology, and Tūhuratia Exploded, which features exploded view photo artwork by Richard Parry of gaming consoles and more.

Explore, discover and spark imaginations at the museum inspiring the innovators of tomorrow!

Adult $19.00
Child $10.00 (5 - 15 years)
Under 5 $0.00
Student $10.00 (With NZ Student ID card)
Family Pass $45.00 (2 Adults + up to 4 Children)

Location

  • 805 Great North Road, Western Springs, Auckland 1022, New Zealand

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Notes

  • Opening Hours: 10am - 4pm, 7 days, except for Christmas Day.

    Please Note: The Aviation Display Hall is currently closed due to construction works in the area.

Available Bookings from 30 Jun to 06 Jul 2022

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

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Fri 1 Jul
Sat 2 Jul
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Tue 5 Jul
Wed 6 Jul

  • Adult $19.00
  • Child $10.00
  • Under 5 Free
  • Student$10.00
  • Family Pass$45.00

  • Adult $19.00
  • Child $10.00
  • Under 5 Free
  • Student$10.00
  • Family Pass$45.00

  • Adult $19.00
  • Child $10.00
  • Under 5 Free
  • Student$10.00
  • Family Pass$45.00

  • Adult $19.00
  • Child $10.00
  • Under 5 Free
  • Student$10.00
  • Family Pass$45.00

  • Adult $19.00
  • Child $10.00
  • Under 5 Free
  • Student$10.00
  • Family Pass$45.00

  • Adult $19.00
  • Child $10.00
  • Under 5 Free
  • Student$10.00
  • Family Pass$45.00

  • Adult $19.00
  • Child $10.00
  • Under 5 Free
  • Student$10.00
  • Family Pass$45.00

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

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Charley Gu from New Zealand wrote on 09 March 2022

Mum

Exciting adventure with my daughter

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From MOTAT Auckland - Entry

Thanks for this positive feedback Charley! We love seeing parents and their tamariki having fun at MOTAT.

Dicong Zhang from New Zealand wrote on 29 January 2022

Great trip

It was a great trip, a great time to spend with my family. It's amazing to see how times have changed. My gril see all kinds of cars and I like Motat village .

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From MOTAT Auckland - Entry

Thanks you for your review. That is great to hear you enjoyed such good family time at MOTAT. Please come again soon.

Philip from New Zealand wrote on 26 June 2022

motat

easi pzi

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philippac1 from New Zealand wrote on 13 February 2022

Many attractions closed

I contemplated giving this review as I have been to motat many times over the years and really enjoyed it. However on my most recent visit I was sad to find many of the attractions closed - couldnt go in the historical shops nor church, aviation building closed, the old steam train in the middle now a small playground, train carriage also gone and the miniature trains were too closed. I think it would be good to have only a few things closed at a time not so many at once. There used to be lots of fun things for children to explore in the bigger hall area but it was mostly construction type things with giant cardboard :( Hoping this is just temporary with covid restrictions and maintenance as such a shame. The little flick driver however was great as was the main in the print room

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From MOTAT Auckland - Entry

Kia ora. Thank you for your review. It is a shame that smaller spaces are closed at present but we are trying to keep as much open as possible, while keeping safety in mind. Thank you for acknowledging our wonderful staff who make MOTAT such a welcoming place.

Sean Greenshields from New Zealand wrote on 24 March 2022

Overall disappointing

Most exhibits closed for renovations, don’t know why these wouldn’t be done 1 at a time? How many phone exchange displays etc does one venue need? MOTAT has lost the fun experience of yesteryear. Where have all the old trucks, trains, and other displays gone? Main Street shops closed etc. This was once a museum, as per its name. Museums are meant to be full of the past? Overall very disappointing

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Kia ora, sorry to hear you did not have a good experience. We have been impacted by the pandemic and look forward to these projects being complete mid 2022.

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