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Sunday 25 August 10am-4pm

The Great MOTAT Bear Hunt

Get ready to search the Museum high and low at the Great MOTAT Bear Hunt! 

Explore the Museum and document the sneaky hiding places of Firefighter, Science, Aviation, Military, Engineer, and Christmas MOTAT Bears.

Find them all to earn your MOTAT Bear Hunt badge! And the MOTAT Shop is offering a special 25% discount on all MOTAT Bears! (One day only and no further discounts apply). 

There will be loads of fun activities happening too!

Featuring: a teddy bear dance party, a make a telescope activity, face painting, book readings, and more! 

The Double Decker Tram will be running (weather dependent).  

MOTAT Bear special Offer

Take your very own MOTAT Bear home at the end of the day! The MOTAT Shop will be offering 25% off MOTAT Bears on Sunday 25 August only. (No further discounts apply)

Book Readings

MOTAT is celebrating the launch of the Museum's first book ‘Ready, Set, Go!’ a Kiwi transport book. If you are looking for a quiet break during the day there will be regular readings taking place every half-hour between 11am and 2pm by the award-winning illustrator and author, Beck Wheeler.

Enter on the day to win a copy of the MOTAT Book and a MOTAT Bear!

To enter, snap a digital photo in front of the photo stop next to the book reading area and upload it to social media platforms Facebook or Instagram, tagging “@motatnz” and hashtagging “#motat” and “kidsbooks”

The prizes will be drawn on Monday 26 August 2019. 

Terms and conditions apply 

Normal MOTAT Entry Fees Apply | Recommended for ages 7 years and under | 10am - 4pm

Please note: The Daniel Adamson & Co Boiler situated inside The Pumphouse is currently closed for maintenance and restoration works, and will not be operating during the event.

PLEASE BE ADVISED THERE MAY BE PHOTOGRAPHY AND FILMING CARRIED OUT DURING THIS EVENT FOR MARKETING PURPOSES.