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Our Fire and Rescue Day is back again!
Bring the whole family along on Sunday 19 February and learn all about everything Fire and Rescue.
A brand new exhibition showcasing the achievements of some of New Zealand’s most prominent innovators.
Make your own jewellery using two different manufacturing processes. This experience includes a day in the MOTAT forge learning the craft of the blacksmith, followed by 4 days in a jewellers workshop crafting a jewellery item of your own design.
January 16-20, 2017
The Museum is not currently receiving any new unsolicited donations.
Now available for function hire, The Idea Collective is an artistic collaborative installation at MOTAT. Celebrating New Zealand’s vibrant innovation culture, The Idea Collective brings together a diverse set of visionaries, artists, designers and technologists to create a range of exciting displays and experiences.
Donations and bequests. MOTAT is grateful for the support it receives from donors.
MOTAT's latest exhibition exploring innovation
The Remarkable Story of Ivan & Beth Hodge
An exciting modern space showcasing NZ Innovation
Walk down the household technology memory lane
Creative and interactive way of showcasing the workings of a machine
View our impressive Aviation Collection
Remembering the pilots of the New Zealand Flying School
Learn more about Sir Edmund Hillary’s 1956–58 Antarctic Expedition
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