January, 2020

Mon13Jan10:30 am2:00 pmThe Antarctica VR ExperienceMore dates10:30 am - 2:00 pm Auckland Museum, The Auckland Domain, Parnell, AucklandType:Museums and Galleries,Science & TechWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Teens (13 to 18 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Penguins in the Antartica VR Experience film


(Monday) 10:30 am - 2:00 pm


Auckland Museum

The Auckland Domain, Parnell, Auckland

Event Details

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.

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 Sunday 3 May 2020. Bookings essential.


Child $10
Adult $14
Concession (with valid form of ID) $12
Family pass (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.  International visitors are $25.


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