More Activities

More Activities

 

THE TACTILE DOME

The Tactile Dome is an all time MOTAT favourite. In total darkness you can explore tunnels inside a purpose built dome using only your sense of touch and direction - a real challenge! Check out other MOTAT favourites like the cool Mirror Maze and see if you can find your way through the baffling labyrinth.

CHALLENGE ZONE

Challenge Zone 

We offer hands-on exhibits which are entertaining, informative and fun for all age groups. The Challenge Zone is a must-do for kids on your visit to MOTAT!

RAIL TOURS

PLEASE NOTE: Rail Tours will not be operating Friday 18 April or Friday 25 April 2014.

We apologise for any inconvenience.

Have you ever wanted to see what goes on behind the scenes at MOTAT? Now’s your chance with our new Rail tours!

Take a guided behind-the-scenes tour through our MOTAT 2 site and learn about the fascinating process of restoration taking place in our workshops, as well as the special stories of these rarely-seen collection objects. Discover how our dedicated team of volunteers maintain the authenticity of our collection using techniques like working from the original blue prints, sourcing original materials, and even using some original tools.

Rail tours operate every Thursday and Friday from 1.15pm at our MOTAT 2 site on Meola Road. 

 

'LITTLE FLICK'

PLEASE NOTE:

Flick will be unavailable from Monday 21 April – Sunday 4 May.

We apologise for any invconvenience.

Take a ride around MOTAT and through our Victorian Village on ‘Little Flick’.

‘Little Flick’ rides are available during weekends and on busy days (weather permitting) 
10am – 5pm.

 

PENNY FARTHING RIDER

Visit MOTAT and see our penny farthing rider in action from 11am - 4pm on Sundays and specific days.
For dates, please see our What's On guide.

 

MOTAT LIVE
THIRD SUNDAY OF THE MONTH

 There are some great things to see and do at MOTAT on the third Sunday of every month, including:

Children’s bookbinding workshops

Double decker ‘Big Ben’ tram (weather permitting) and Auckland heritage tram rides

Horse and carriage rides (11am - 3pm)

Lollymaking demonstrations

Military vehicle experiences

Printing press workshop demonstrations

Road Transport and Tram workshops open

Steam train rides
See the Blacksmith in the Forge
Penny Farthing Rider 


All third Sunday of the month activities run 10am – 4.30pm.