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What’s New at Auckland Museum at Home – Pottery perfection, Spruce up your screen, Did volcanoes wipe out dinosaurs? New up at Auckland Museum at Home:

 

Are you a Museum mastermind?

Check out our fun new quiz to see how well you really know Auckland Museum.

TAKE THE QUIZ

 

Sometimes weird, always rewarding

Our series of fast fact videos provide a general knowledge explosion.

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Did volcanoes wipe out dinosaurs?

Kiwi kids ask some curly questions of our Museum curators.

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Fragments of flowers to be found 

Piece together the elaborate painting done on cotton and reveal the mythological figure.

TEST YOUR SKILL

 

Contribute to our Covid-19 Collection

Help us generate a unique collection of items that reflect Covid-19’s impact on our lives for future generations to discover.

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Who lived here and when?

Archaeological digs on Auckland maunga (mounts) provide fascinating insight on historic Māori settlements and life.

DISCOVER THE STORY

 

Pottery perfection

New Zealand’s much loved crockery manufacturer, Crown Lynn, formed part of Kiwi kitchens for decades. Now the pottery is coveted by collectors

SEE THE EXHIBITION

 

Spruce up your screen

Download our favourite collection images to use as screen savers and create enviable backgrounds for your virtual meetings.

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My favourite object

Manuscripts Curator, Nina Finigan, discusses how collected stories and narratives can speak to each other across time.

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Is it from 1600? 1700? or 1800?

Discover some of our applied arts objects dating back to 1565. Simply drag the green bar along to the period of most interest and reveal the objects from that time.

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Help create our ‘stay at home’ selfie collection

We would love a selfie of everyday life in your bubble to help us record, in images, this extraordinary time in New Zealand’s history.

FIND OUT HOW

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