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Teachers get free entry to MOTAT during April

MOTAT is celebrating our valued education professionals by offering free general admission to educators throughout April 2021.

Date & Time

1 Apr - 30 Apr 2021 | 10am - 4pm


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This offer is extended to all NZ registered teachers, lecturers, and teaching support workers, plus their families who visit the Museum with them anytime in April*. T&Cs apply, so see below for details. And if you’re a student teacher enrolled in a recognised teacher training programme – you get free entry too!

This is our way of giving a little something back to those who help support our children through their dedicated service. Simply bring in your current Practicing Certificate, School or Home Educator ID to receive your free entry.

Terms and Conditions:

*This offer is valid for a General Admission MOTAT Family Pass, which includes 2 adults and up to 4 children aged 5-15. Children under 5 are free. You can bring along with you any combination of people up to the maximum entitlement, but you must be part of the visiting group. Includes: Early Childhood Educators; Primary, Intermediate and Secondary school teachers; Tertiary lecturers; and support workers employed by an education provider in a teacher support role.

Home school educators are also eligible with valid proof of role. Excludes separately ticketed after-hours events, education groups and group bookings.

Print an A3 poster for your staffroom.

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Requirements for free entry:

  • Teachers and Lecturers: present proof of teaching position e.g. teacher registration, school business card, or similar.

  • Student teachers: present proof of enrolment in a teaching qualification from a NZQA-approved provider.

  • Home Educators: present a copy of your student’s school exemption certificates.

  • Support Workers (anyone employed by an education provider in a teacher support role): present your business card with school logo or a signed letter on school letterhead confirming you are employed by a NZ Education Provider.


Noise: Demonstrations can be noisy.

Mobility parking is available on site at M1. Please arrange in advance.


We recommend parking in our large car park at M2 and enjoying the free vintage tram ride between sites.