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America's Cup Family Trail at New Zealand Maritime Museum

21 Dec 2020 - 31 Mar 2021

When

Monday 21 December 2020, 10.00am - Wednesday 31 March 2021, 4.00pm


  • 10 Dec - 31 Mar
  • Maritime Museum hours: 10am-4pm daily, closed Christmas Day
Where

New Zealand Maritime Museum, corner Quay and Hobson streets, Auckland City Centre

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Blue Water Black Magic Gallery

Cost

Free self-guided trail with museum entry

Museum entry is free for all Auckland residents with proof of address

Contact

bookings@maritimemuseum.co.nz

09 373 0800

Website

maritimemuseum.co.nz/events/americas-cup-family-trail

Children and the curious are invited to roam the newly revamped Blue Water Black Magic gallery looking for answers to the big questions about Aotearoa's boat-building and yacht racing history.

Go on a fantastical journey with Sarah-Jane Blake's interactive artwork, guess the weight of the America’s Cup trophy, find the connection between honeycomb and state-of-the-art hulls and test the circumstances that would cause a carbon-fibre mast to snap.

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