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Best things to do in Auckland

Art Gallery
“Toi o Tāmaki - NZ's most extensive collection of national and international art.”
200 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“20mins by car or 45mins by train, explore our Auckland Museum. Another great day out followed by a beautiful stroll through the Winter Gardens in Auckland Domain”
147 locals recommend
Museum
“The Museum of Transport and Technology is a science and technology museum located in Western Springs, Auckland, New Zealand. It is located close to the Western Springs Stadium, Auckland Zoo and the Western Springs Park. ”
79 locals recommend
History Museum
“The Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira is one of New Zealand's most important museums and war memorials. Its collections concentrate on New Zealand history, natural history, and military history.”
26 locals recommend
History Museum
“A charming interactive village that gives insight into the pioneering days of the late 1800's. Well worth-while are the once a month interactive days when locals dress in period costume and give insight as to what it was like in the days of the early settler to the area”
22 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Our local Art Gallery. A recent Mitchell-Stout Architects award-winning building. ”
29 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Impressive Art Gallery with changing exhibitions. Great shop. Open 10-4pm 7 days a week.”
21 locals recommend
History Museum
“The Torpedo Bay Navy Museum is the official museum of the Royal New Zealand Navy. It opened in 2010, to replace an earlier naval museum. The museum is in Devonport, Auckland”
21 locals recommend
Planetarium
“Stardome Observatory is a public astronomical observatory situated in Cornwall Park in New Zealand's largest city, Auckland. Great exhibitions for all ages and the prices are also quite reasonable.”
15 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“The Arts Centre hosts a changing programme of exhibitions curated from the James Wallace Arts Trust Collection of over 7000 works as well as regional touring exhibitions. There is a cafe onsite where you can have coffee on a covered veranda overlooking the sculpture garden. Opening Hours: Tuesday to Friday: 10:00am to 3:00pm Saturday and Sundays: 10:00am to 5:00pm Cost: Entry is by donation”
14 locals recommend
Library
“In St Heliers you'll find all your essentials such as, chemists, dry cleaners, cafes, fish & chips, convenience stores, doctors, dentists, and beauty and nail salons. ”
14 locals recommend
Library
“Provides free internet, so if you need to do some work while outside, it is one of the option! Otherwise, relax and read a good book there, there are plenty of good cafes around the library to enjoy!”
9 locals recommend
Zoo
“Extensie collection of crystals and mineral from around the world! There are amusment rides, and animals feeding as well. You can have your meal at the cafe too.”
12 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Corban Estate Arts Centre, nearby art displayed for all to view with small entry fee”
5 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Next to the Piha Fire Station. The work of more than 200 local artists is sold from this small not-for-profit gallery.”
11 locals recommend
Library
“Auckland's biggest library and information hub. Includes cafe and the Academy cinema (underground) which has a range of festival and art house movies.”
7 locals recommend