Events

Merchant Navy Day

Merchant Navy Day 

Tuesday 3 September, 11am
The Maritime Room,
New Zealand Maritime Museum
Free event

Bookings essential. Please call (09) 373 0800 or email info@maritimemuseum.co.nz to reserve your place.

Sustainable Sea Breakfast Talk: Forecasting Contamination

Sustainable Sea Breakfast Talk: Forecasting Contamination
Safer aquaculture and beaches – predicting coastal contamination

Presented in partnership with the Sustainable Seas National Science Challenge, with marine biophysical scientist from Cawthron Institute, Ben Knight and research scientist, Lincoln Mackenzie.

Monday 19th August, 9am
The Learning Space, New Zealand Maritime Museum
Light morning tea provided. Registrations required.

Bookings essential. Please call (09) 373 0800 or email info@maritimemuseum.co.nz to reserve your place.

While the Light Lasts: An Immersive Nautical Misadventure

While the Light Lasts: An Immersive Nautical Misadventure

Saturday 10 August 
7pm - late, 18+ adults-only event
$30 per person, bookings required 

Return to the lavish exuberance of yesteryear in this immersive maritime mystery game. This is your invitation to experience the New Zealand Maritime Museum galleries like never before.
 
Part immersive theatre, part massive party-game, enjoy a social evening, intriguing mysteries, costumes, food, drink and entertainment at this special one-off event at the Maritime Museum.
 

Bookings essential. Book online, call (09) 373 0800 or email info@maritimemuseum.co.nz to reserve your place.

Crafty Kids Winter Weekends

Crafty Kids Winter Weekends

Sunday children's activities at the Maritime Museum

Every Sunday, Free, Drop-in
10.30am – 2pm
The Learning Space, New Zealand Maritime Museum

Stop by the Maritime Museum every Sunday for these free family-friendly crafts. Kicking off in May, there will be a new nautical craft every month for crafty kids to make and take. No need to book, just come by for a relaxed day by the water.

May: Rope Making
Make a rope from colourful yarn and learn nautical knots that you would use on a boat. 

Bookings essential. Please call (09) 373 0800 or email info@maritimemuseum.co.nz to reserve your place.