April, 2021

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2021Sat17Apr10:00 am4:00 pmRad Robots MOTAT Holiday ExperienceGet crafty with robots at MOTAT these school holidays10:00 am - 4:00 pm MOTAT Museum of Transport and Technology, 805 Great North Road & Meola Road, Western Springs, Auckland 1022Type:Museums and Galleries,School Holidays,Science & TechWhere:West AucklandAges:Children (5 to 10 years)

Rad robots at MOTAT

Event Details

Inspired by the exhibition ‘Science Fiction Science Future‘, MOTAT’s Rad Robots Holiday Experience is sure to capture the imaginations of young Sci-Fi enthusiasts, technology buffs, and arts and crafts fans from 17 Apr to 2 May.

Kids are encouraged to explore and discuss hi-tech concepts including automation and artificial intelligence, and how these ideas can impact our future. And there will be loads of hands-on activities to spark imaginations.

The Bot Lab
Create robotic art! Construct a unique autonomous Scribblebot, then release your creation to see robotic art appear before your very eyes.

The Mighty Paper-Bot
Craft your very own whimsical, walking, paper automaton

Maker Bot, Bot Maker!
Share your vision of what makes a futuristic robot, by adding your design to our gallery wall, plus, see MOTAT’s Maker Bot 3D printers at work printing a variety of unique robotic models.

Bits and Bolts:
Combine magnetic components to create a variety of weird and wacky robot designs in this activity for younger visitors

Grasp This!
Lend a robot a hand, as you use mechanical grippers to complete a range of simple tasks to hilarious effect.


General Admission

FREE Children under 5

$10 Children (5-15 Years)

$19 Adults

$45 Family Pass (2 adults up to 4 children)

$10 Students with NZ Student ID card

FREE SuperGold Card Holders with ID

$10 Overseas Seniors (non NZ, aged 65 )

Plus Teachers enter free during April (terms and conditions apply).


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.09-815 5800 805 Great North Road, Western Springs, Auckland, New Zealand