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April, 2020

Fri24Apr(Apr 24)6:00 pmSun26(Apr 26)6:00 amLighting up the Museum for the Anzacs6:00 pm - 6:00 am (26) Auckland MuseumType:FreeWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Auckland Museuem Red lights


24 (Friday) 6:00 pm - 26 (Sunday) 6:00 am


Auckland Museum

Auckland Domain, Parnell, Auckland 1010, New Zealand

Event Details

While the traditional ceremonies won’t be held this Anzac Day, Auckland Museum will continue to reflect upon and honour the day through lighting our building.

From dusk on Friday 24 April to dawn on Sunday 26, the building will shine poppy-red as a commemorative tribute to this important day.

The poppy is the international symbol for the Anzacs, and the use of this colour recognises the tremendous determination and spirit of our Anzacs and service-people.

If you can see Auckland Museum from your bubble, then look up at it and see it awash in red this Anzac Weekend.




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.