December, 2018

Sat01Dec10:00 amSun17Feb(Feb 17)5:00 pmEditors PickSecret World of ButterfliesLAST WEEKEND(December 1) 10:00 am - (February 17) 5:00 pm Auckland Museum, The Auckland Domain, Parnell, AucklandType:Exhibition,Free,Museums and GalleriesWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Butterflies exhibition at Auckland Museum


December 1 (Saturday) 10:00 am - February 17 (Sunday) 5:00 pm


Auckland Museum

The Auckland Domain, Parnell, Auckland

Event Details

Enjoy a kaleidoscope of colours and patterns in Auckland Museum’s exhibition, Secret World of Butterflies, which features thousands of butterflies (pūrerehua) from the Shannon Collection, on display for the first time.

Be amazed by these stunning insects in this family-friendly exhibition that reveals unbelievable butterfly facts and is packed full of interactive activities. Zoom in on nature’s designs or create your own butterfly and unleash it into a magical digital garden.

The exhibition explores the science of butterflies such as metamorphosis, anatomy and habitat and is perfect for young explorers and lovers of the natural world.


FREE for Aucklanders

Included with museum entry for visitors to Auckland