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Family EventSunday 1 March, 10am - 4pm
New exhibition now open!
From Term 1 2015, MOTAT is launching a new programme, Bridge Building and Structures.
Search and view MOTAT collection information online now...
In true Kiwi style, surround your guests with the history of the motor car!
Enjoy 1 year of entry for 1 low price. Individual and Family memberships available.
Help us celebrate our pioneering aviators.
Explore cars with famous Kiwi drivers at the MOTAT
View our impressive Aviation Collection
Explore the impact of war on New Zealand through the eyes of those who were left behind...
Learn more about Sir Edmund Hillary’s 1956–58 Antarctic Expedition
Learn about the seven eras of New Zealand’s obsession with cars...
Visit the Bomber Command memorial Website
Photograph of locomotive J 1211 on Opua line