November, 2020

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2020Sat07Nov10:00 am4:00 pmOpening weekend Science Fiction Science Future at MOTATNew exhibition opening weekend10:00 am - 4:00 pm MOTAT Museum of Transport and Technology, 805 Great North Road & Meola Road, Western Springs, Auckland 1022Type:Exhibition,Museums and Galleries,Science & TechWhere:Central AucklandAges:Children (5 to 10 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Science Fiction Science Future at MOTAT

Event Details

MOTAT’s newest exhibition, Science Fiction Science Future, opens to the public on the weekend of the 7 & 8 November!

To celebrate, they are putting on two days of interactive entertainment, designed to engage and inspire young minds, based on themes and technology explored in the exhibition.

Visit MOTAT on opening weekend and you’ll also discover:
– Nanogirl Street Science roaming science shows,
– Epic robotics demonstrations from New Dexterity research group, Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Auckland,
– MOTAT’s own ‘Science in a Sec’ demonstrations about AI and machine learning,
– Virtual reality studio with VR experiences and games
– Demonstrations and displays from Media Design school students

Plus, visit the main attraction, Science Fiction Science Future, to uncover the science and technology principles behind inventions and innovations that were once thought to only be possible in the realm of fiction!

Science Fiction Science Future features 16 interactive exhibits and is aimed at tamariki aged 5 to 12 years old, and their whānau.


Entry to opening weekend and this exhibition is included in general admission to MOTAT.

Child (5 – 15 years) – $10
Under 5s – Free
Adult – $19
Family pass (2 adults up to 4 children) – $45
Students (with ID) – $10
SuperGold card holders – Free


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