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Sun’s out, fun’s out this summer at MOTAT. Experience MOTAT’s summer calendar of activities and exhibitions, with plenty of hands-on stuff to get stuck into!


  • 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. The theme is carried on into the Explodome where creativity, making and curiosity is encouraged.

The January holidays also feature opportunities to play with blown up concepts, making things bigger and getting close up.

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)


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

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.


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

  • Please note: Visitors to the Museum aged 12+ years are required to be fully vaccinated*. Please present your My Vaccine Pass at entry as proof of vaccination.

    All adults and children over the age of 12 years are required to wear a mask while onsite*.

    *Unless medically or otherwise exempt

Available Bookings from January 26 to February 01

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

Wed 26 Jan
Thu 27 Jan
Fri 28 Jan
Sat 29 Jan
Sun 30 Jan
Mon 31 Jan
Tue 1 Feb

  • 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

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Jane Robinson from New Zealand wrote on 25 January 2022

MOTAT rocks

A wide range of activities which had the children aged 2to 10 busy and engaged. Felt safe with their COVID precautions. Would go again.

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Thanks for taking the time to make a review. We love your feedback and so glad you felt safe on your visit as well as engaged and had fun. Come back again soon!

Beth Morrow from New Zealand wrote on 24 January 2022


Absolutely a great day Kids loved it aswell

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Thanks so much for your review. We are so pleased you had a good time. Come back again soon!

tanessaw from New Zealand wrote on 22 January 2022


Fun and interesting for the kids to go and see and us adults too 🙂

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Thank you for your review. It's great to hear both adults and kids had a good time together. Do visit us again!

Freeman Huang from New Zealand wrote on 19 January 2022

Good fun day with the kids!

It was a great fun day with the kids.

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So glad you enjoyed your visit. Enjoy your summer and do come back again :)

lindam25 from New Zealand wrote on 17 January 2022

MOTAT experience

Well organised and helpful staff

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Thank you for your review. We hope to see you at MOTAT again soon :)


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            *This option must be made together with another price type.

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