historic ships: Maritime history – e.g. historic new zealand vessels and steam ships & maritime collections of art treasures. NZNMM merchandise and publications.

historic ships


Maritime history – e.g. historic new zealand vessels and steam ships & maritime collections of art treasures. NZNMM merchandise and publications.



historic ships:: Maritime history – e.g. historic new zealand vessels and steam ships & maritime collections of art treasures. NZNMM merchandise and publications.

10% discount on all historic ships fixed research charges; Access to historic ships the friends Lounge during museum opening.

In Auckland: On production of their membership card, Friends of the Wellington Maritime Museum enjoy the same admission benefits as NZNMM Friends for themselves and their party, and Friends prices for NZNMM merchandise and venue hire. Discounts on Pride of Auckland Cruises and Fullers are agreed and discounts with the other partner organisations may be available. Please enquire at the ticket desk for the current situation.

In Sydney: On production of a current NZNMM Friends membership card at the ticket desk - Free admission to the museum, HMAS Vampire, and HMAS Onslow. Hospitality in themembers' Lounge.

In Auckland: On production of their membership card, ANMM Members enjoy the same admission benefits as NZNMM Friends for themselves and their party, free use of the library and Friends prices for NZNMM merchandise and venue hire. Discounts on Pride of Auckland Cruises and Fullers are agreed and discounts with the other partner organisations may be available. Please enquire at the ticket desk for the current situation.

Welcome to our virtual tour of the Maritime Museum.

historic ships This tour gives you a taste of the galleries and what you will see and experience here.

You will require the Quicktime viewer but you can download it through the tour site.

HOW TO GET HERE

The Museum is sited at the heart of Auckland's downtown waterfront area

Disabled Access

There is vehicle drop-off at the museum entrance with parking either in the Downtown Car Park or in the Disabled car parking space in Lower Hobson Street by the back of the Loaded Hog. We have a wheelchair available for those who need it and there is a lift at the southern end of the museum building. Please ask the ticket receptionist.

Louis Vuitton presents the America's Cup Legend

30th September 2002 – 5th January 2003

An exceptional event

Louis Vuitton invites you to re-live the incredible saga of the America's Cup – the oldest sporting trophy in the world. This travelling exhibition, which was commissioned by Louis Vuitton to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the America’s Cup on the Isle of Wight in August 2001, allows the viewer to discover the historic ships men and boats of sailing’s greatest legend.

After winning the America’s Cup in 1995 and successfully defending it in 2000, New Zealand is the current holder of this unique trophy. The exhibition will allow New Zealanders, and international visitors to the event, to appreciate the values attributed to the America’s Cup and confirm why this country should be so proud of its successive victories.

Relive the magic of this timeless event as