This is a repeating eventSunday 5 July 2020 10:30 am
Sat04Jul10:30 am2:00 pmThe Antarctica VR ExperienceDaily until 30 July10:30 am - 2:00 pm Auckland MuseumType:Movies,Museums and Galleries,School holidays,Science & TechWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Teens (13 to 18 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)
(Saturday) 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
The Auckland Domain, Parnell, Auckland
Transport yourself to a world of ice and snow through the wonder of virtual reality, and explore a day in the life of Australian Antarctic scientists as they research the
Transport yourself to a world of ice and snow through the wonder of virtual reality, and explore a day in the life of Australian Antarctic scientists as they research the Antarctica at Auckland Museum.
With 360-degree camera control and stunning 4K, high-resolution vision, you’ll see first-hand the work that goes into understanding climate change, managing ecosystems, researching sustainability, and conserving wildlife.
Along the way you’ll:
• Explore Antarctica from a helicopter cockpit, even landing on glaciers.
• Discover the resident penguin colony and see the new chicks.
• Explore Davis Station and logistics that go into surviving the harsh Antarctic conditions.
• View the spectacular Southern Lights in high definition.
Sessions are at 10:30am, 11:30am, 12:15pm, 1pm each day and also at 2pm and 3pm on weekends and school holidays.
Not recommended for children 6 and under, people with certain medical conditions; glasses can be worn under the headset, but the focus cannot be adjusted. All children 14 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
The Antartica VR experience is on at Auckland Museum until Thursday 30 July 2020. Bookings essential.
Child (6 to 13 years) $10
Concession (with valid form of ID) $12
Family ticket (2 adults and 2 children) $44
Please note that you must also have a General Admission Museum ticket to attend this event.
Auckland Residents free with proof of address.
Auckland MuseumAuckland War Memorial Museum tells the story of New Zealand, its place in the Pacific and its people. The Museum is a war memorial for the province.