October, 2020

2020Sat10Oct10:00 am4:00 pmScience Photographer of the Year exhibition at MOTATDaily until 22 November 10:00 am - 4:00 pm MOTAT Museum of Transport and Technology, 805 Great North Road & Meola Road, Western Springs, Auckland 1022Type:Exhibition,Science & TechWhere:Central AucklandAges:Teens (13 to 18 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Confused Flour Beetle, Tribolium confusum by David Spears

Event Details

Discover the diversity of science at this intriguing exhibition on at MOTAT.

The remarkable images in this exhibition bring together the worlds of science and photography in a competition organised by the Royal Photographic Society in the United Kingdom. MOTAT is excited to bring you its first showing outside of London. The exhibition showcases some of the finalists and winners of the inaugural competition. It comprises 47 incredible photographic images showing off the diversity of science in action all over the world.

Come and discover the beauty of raspberry mould, crystallised face cream and a safety pin as you’ve never seen one before. Meet the Confused Flour Beetle thanks to scanning electron microscopy. Marvel at breathtaking illuminations of the night sky, and see King Richard III’s skull. This exhibition is a must-see for photography aficionados, science enthusiasts and the general public alike.

The exhibition is on in Building 5 at MOTAT 1 from 10am to 4pm until 22 November 2020.


Entry to the exhibition is included as part of MOTAT’s general admission ticket:

Children Under 5: FREE
Children (5 to 15 Years) $10
Students with NZ Student ID card $10
Adults $19
SuperGold Card Holders with ID FREE
Overseas Seniors (non NZ, aged 65+) $10
Family Pass (2 adults + up to 4 children) $45


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