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AA Members get 20% off at MOTAT to explore fascinating exhibitions on the history of NZ transport, technology and Kiwi ingenuity.


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MOTAT is excited to welcome you and your whānau to enjoy their inspiring spaces, collections and exhibitions and AA Members get 20% off General Admission tickets. Simply show your AA Membership at the gate. 

A visit to MOTAT is an affordable and fun activity full of rich learning experiences for visitor’s young and old alike. Kiwis are known for their ingenuity and MOTAT is the place to o to discover how technology and innovation continues to transform and inspire our lives.

Te Puawānanga 

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There is more to explore at MOTAT with Te Puawānanga, our new Science and Technology Centre! With three distinct spaces to explore. Tamariki can surround themselves with the magic of more science, more technology and hands-on exhibitions.

There’s a new play space for under 5s, a science space for engaging experiences, and an innovation space with everything from STEM demonstrations to collection displays. Come and discover everything this new science and technology space has to offer!

Use the MOTAT.NZ website to plan your visit.


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Coming Soon


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MOTAT LIVE DAYS are joyful and interactive days filled with learning, play and special moments, perfect for the whole whānau!

With live entertainment, food and beverages plus endless activities – there's a little something for everyone. This June, get swept up in the fun with LIVE DAY: Weather Science!

Play with raindrops, rainbows and bubbles with a range of wonderful weather-related activities. Create clouds, learn about our atmosphere and get hands-on in our new Science and Technology Centre Te Puawānanga!

Included in General Admission.

Please note: there may be filming and/or photography taken for marketing purposes.


Terms and conditions

20% discount applies to MOTAT General Admission full priced tickets. The discount does not apply to MOTAT Mates annual passes, Group or Education bookings.