3 Museums That Auckland, New Zealand is Best Known For

Auckland, New Zealand
Auckland, New Zealand. Photo by Partha Narasimhan on Unsplash

Most people visiting New Zealand are there for its breathtaking nature, but you won’t be disappointed by it if you’re a passionate museum dweller. Its largest city of Auckland is home to some of the best museums that this island country has in store and here are three that you should consider checking out.

Auckland War Memorial Museum

One of New Zealand’s most important museums and war memorials, this museum is located inside a stunning neoclassical building, and its collection is just as impressive. Here, you’ll find 4.5 million objects on display, exploring the cultural, natural, and military history of New Zealand with a special focus on the Auckland region.

Museum of Transport and Technology

This science and technology museum is located in the suburb of Western Springs, and it covers 40 acres, featuring interactive zones and exhibits. Its large collection includes both civilian and military aircraft, including aircrafts, trams, railway carriages, and vintage cars.

New Zealand Maritime Museum

New Zealand is home to several attractions that pay homage to its seafaring history and the New Zealand Maritime Museum is one of the very best. In addition to exhibitions looking back on the country’s maritime past, it also offers sailing trips on replica ships.