Museum of Transport and Technology, Auckland

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Spanning two connected sites, Museum of Transport and Technology boasts a comprehensive collection of civilian and military transport vehicles. The aircraft collection represents the largest of its kind in the country and includes impressive pieces, such as relics from Richard Pearse's first 1903 aircraft, a wooden fighter bomber, and advanced jet trainers. Read the information boards to learn about the ways in which transport technology has helped shape the nation's development, and make sure to visit the steam locomotives, cable trams, and historical Auckland buses exhibits. When it's time to switch between locations, simply hop on the complimentary tram service. The onsite tearoom serves home-baked cakes. Put Museum of Transport and Technology and other Auckland attractions into our Auckland itinerary builder, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • August 15, 2017
    The Tram ride between the two sites was my personal highlight, very interesting afternoon out. The Museum Of Transport is fascinating with a huge amount of in-depth information and displays.  more »
  • July 22, 2017
    A real great and reasonable price of the natural history museum, Students vote for only 10 Yuan. There maybe multiple Stadium exhibition Stadium's popular experimental design applied, can let you find them at hand, which manufacture a water rocket is a real fantastic Stadium these!!! In addition, you still can sell recovery free take the Museum of ancient small car Shuttle in between of the two individual park area, and two individual bibkn in the National Park area is between the rich, and you 駐 賞 stub feet Hin Stadium these.
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  • July 19, 2017
    RECOMMENDED FOR YOUNG KIDS and AVIATION ENTHUSIASTS! Before I went to MOTAT, I didn't realise there were two! MOTAT consists of two areas... tickets start from $20 and includes a ride to and from each...  more »
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  • Kids can interact with various activities. Steam operated machinery from the past. Telecommunications from the past, past technology, computers, village, cafe, trams and aviation from the past. Tram ride between the two museums and competitive pricing. Fun day for kids and adults alike to view a blast from the past!
  • I enjoyed the aviation hall best during my visit.... world class collection of historic aircraft. You will need a whole day to see everything. Well worth a visit when in Auckland.
  • One of Auckland's great museums. Very popular. You can easily spend all day here observing and interacting with the technology exhibits. The plane displays​are fantastic. The steam train is a unique experience. The trans are a reminder of Auckland's recent history.
  • It's changed sooo much since the last time I was there. No more mirror maze or the dark room maze and the big train is also gone which was a bit guttering. A lot more modernised. 3D printer is bomb! :) The train ride was awesome though, driver was cool. The planes site was amazing and the man named Hugh that worked there was lovely enough to give us a tour.
  • Great place! Keep the kids distracted forever. Way too much to see in a day. Great staff, very friendly and happy to tell you about the exhibits.

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