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December, 2019

This is a repeating event

Fri13Dec8:00 pm11:00 pmPostponedFeaturedMOTAT Christmas LightsPast 2019 event8:00 pm - 11:00 pm MOTATType:Christmas,Museums and GalleriesWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Christmas Lights at MOTAT


(Friday) 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm



805 Great North Road & Meola Road, Western Springs, Auckland 1022

Future dates

Saturday 14 December 2019 8:00 pmSunday 15 December 2019 8:00 pmMonday 16 December 2019 8:00 pmTuesday 17 December 2019 8:00 pmWednesday 18 December 2019 8:00 pmThursday 19 December 2019 8:00 pmFriday 20 December 2019 8:00 pmSaturday 21 December 2019 8:00 pmSunday 22 December 2019 8:00 pmMonday 23 December 2019 8:00 pmTuesday 24 December 2019 8:00 pm

Event Details

Get into the Christmas spirit with MOTAT this December over twelve magical evenings.

MOTAT’s heritage buildings, streetscapes and trams will be beautifully lit up with Christmas lights and there will be entertainment for all ages. There will also be an outdoor ice skating rink!

Meet Santa and his elves and share in the magic of Christmas. There’ll be plenty of things to see and do with live entertainment, indoor movies, tram rides, carollers, craft activities, Santa’s grotto and more!

MOTAT Christmas Lights and snow


General admission:
Children under five are FREE
Children over five are $2
Adults $2

Ice skating prices for a 20 minute sessions
Children under 16 years old $10
Adults $15


MOTAT | Museum of Transport & TechnologyMOTAT is Auckland's Museum of Transport and Technology where you can explore fascinating exhibitions on the history of NZ transport, technology and Kiwi ingenuity.