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Celebrate Matariki in radiant style with a spectacular illumination event.
A brand new exhibition showcasing the achievements of some of New Zealand’s most prominent innovators.
Use traditional blacksmith tools and techniques to make your own sterling silver jewellery.
10 - 13 July
If you're interested in donating something to MOTAT, please note that MOTAT currently has a process in place for accepting new donations to its collection. Donation offers are assessed to determine whether they fall within our collecting strategy. MOTAT can only accept donations for which the donor has legal title.
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.
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Bookmark events and exhibitions or create your own collection of favourite objects
Photograph of model of MOTAT rail area