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MOTAT Aviation Hall Opening Weekend

Join us to celebrate the opening of the MOTAT Aviation Hall!

Date & Time

20 Aug - 21 Aug 2022 | 10:00am - 4:00pm



It's time for take-off! After much anticipation, the MOTAT Aviation Hall will be opening it's doors on Saturday 20 August.

Join the celebration and re-discover our extensive aviation collection, along with some exciting new additions, including:

- digital storytelling of historical aviation footage and interviews

- 360 degree photography of collection cockpits

- amazing New Zealand Police helicopter interactive - so much fun for the kids!

There will be plenty of fun for the whole whanau with Rainbow Rascals doing plane crafts, a photo green screen with cool aviation props, and Go Vertical will be joining the party with their Bungy Trampolines and Mobile Climbing Wall.

We'll also have a special MOTAT Mates zone upstairs.

The trams will be running between both MOTAT locations, along with rail train rides operating between Waititiko and Keith Park Stations.

Parking is easy with the new 155 space carpark right outside the door.

The fun doesn't stop there, it's Live Day: Trams on Sunday 21 August. Find out more here.

Airtourer "Miss Jacy"


Wheelchair accessible

Location: Building 1 at MOTAT Aviation Hall.

Entrance: Motion sensor automatic doors and a wide entrance.

Stairs: There are stairs up to the mezzanine. This level is accessible to wheelchairs and pushchairs by means of an elevator.

Noise: There are videos and interactives throughout the exhibition.

Parking is available outside the building near the entrance at MOTAT Aviation Hall.


We recommend parking outside the Aviation Hall and enjoying the free heritage tram ride between sites.