The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT) is set across two locations connected by a fleet of heritage trams. The Museum is open daily, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM.
Nau mai! Haere mai! We extend a warm welcome to you and your whānau to enjoy our inspiring spaces, collections and exhibitions.
MOTAT Mates Annual Pass
MOTAT Mates annual pass is perfect for families and friends who love to visit MOTAT. Our annual pass will give you unlimited general admission to MOTAT, even during school holidays, along with other discounts and benefits.
Location & Parking
Located just 10 minutes drive from the Auckland CBD via the North Western Motorway, MOTAT is easy to find when you take the St Lukes Road off-ramp, Exit 6. We recommend planning your journey with Google Maps.
If you or someone you care for has accessibility requirements you will find the information you need to plan your visit here.
Current Closures and Maintenance
We occasionally need to close certain areas to perform checks and maintenance procedures. Other times we are changing exhibitions or taking a break away. Check here for any planned closures.
A new science and technology experience opening in April 2024
MOTAT is proudly the science and technology playground of Aotearoa: full of hands-on, minds-on discovery. We want to encourage the next generation to be curious, think smartly and innovate for a more regenerative future.