A look at what is taking place in Mercury Bay this year

Matariki Whanau Day

Museum Events, Upcoming Events

Friday 28th June @ The Museum

Join us in the Museum for a day of fun and being together!

⭐We have our Matariki exhibition ready to go!
🔎 Explorers – we will have a badge to earn!
✨“Matariki- What is it?” sessions – join Becs in a session on everything (well mostly everything) to do with Matariki.
The sessions will be at: 10:30, 11:45, 12:30 & 1:45
🎟️Koha | Donations are welcome for entry to the Museum
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Become a Volunteer

If you would like to volunteer to be part of our front-of-house team welcoming visitors to the museum, read our volunteer programme fact sheet and download our application form from the link below.