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Diggers and Divers: April Holiday Programme

15 Apr 2019 - 26 Apr 2019


Monday 15 April 2019, 10.00am - Friday 26 April 2019, 2.00pm

10am-2pm weekdays only 

The Museum is open every day from 10am-5pm, final public admissions are at 4pm each day


New Zealand Maritime Museum, corner Quay and Hobson streets, Viaduct Harbour, Auckland

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  • Activities: $5 per child
  • Ted Ashby sailings: $12 per child

Museum entry FREE for Aucklanders with proof of address



09 373 0800


Discover shipwrecks, make your own fossils and learn about the life of a marine archaeologist in our April holiday programme.

You can also head out on Ted Ashby for an hour-long harbour cruise, Tuesday to Sunday, $12 per child.

Show: Alex the Archaeologist

An interactive show in the Kiwi Bach with the character Alex the marine archaeologist.

Kiwis and The Coast Gallery, 15 minutes.

Gallery trail: Excavation stations

A self-guided trail through the Museum with excavation activities to uncover artifacts from different shipwrecks.

Begin trail at The Learning Space, 45 minutes to 1 hour. 

Craft workshop: Fossil making

Press and fill your own replica fossil to take home.

The Learning Space, 20 minutes.