The Maritime Museum July school holiday programme is inspired by their current exhibition The Journey of a Million Miles. The exhibition explores the journeys made by migrants to New Zealand and focuses on inspiring real-life experiences.
The programme includes Character Storytelling including music, make and take crafts and an interactive gallery trail. Visitors can choose to do all three activities or pick and mix.
The programme runs from 10am to 3pm daily, and activities are suitable for children aged 4 – 12.
Art Workshops - $5 per child
Make a fun travel wallet using fabrics inspired by The Journey of a Million Miles exhibition.
Interactive Character Storytelling - $5 per child
Watch a cast of special characters tell their immigration stories. There will be a special character for your kids to meet in the galleries each day. Explore the museum and hear their stories of how they journeyed to Aotearoa.
Trails - $3 per child
Take a Trip looks at the experiences of travelling to a new place and the things people bring with them. Blue Water Black Magic Family trail explores New Zealand’s modern sailing heros and the design of the 1995 winning America’s Cup yacht Black Magic.
Sailings on Aotearoa One
Tue-Sun 11.30am & 1.30pm | Auckland Child $12, Auckland Adult $25, Auckland Family $50 | Bookings essential
These holidays, explore the Waitematā harbour on the beautiful waka Aotearoa One.