Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki

History, heritage and culture are brought to life at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki. Founded in 1888, it remains New Zealand’s most compelling visual arts experience, with a collection numbering over 16,000 works.

Enter between majestic kauri (native tree) columns to explore four floors of exhibitions, seven centuries of art and one of Auckland’s most iconic buildings.

Experience world-class touring exhibitions, immerse yourself in the sights, sounds and atmosphere of traditional and contemporary international works and discover the largest permanent collection of New Zealand art right in the heart of Auckland city.

The Gallery also offers a lively calendar of talks, performances, film screenings and children's activities to complement its exhibition programme.

Contact Details

PO Box 5449, Auckland 1141

09 379 1349


Visitor Information

Cnr Kitchener/Wellesley St, Central Auckland

Daily 10am-5pm

New Zealand residents FREE (with proof of residency) / Members and Members Guests FREE (with valid Members card) / Children 12 & under FREE / International adults $20 / International students $17 (with ID) / Charges for special exhibitions may apply



Function space

Guided tour

Membership club

Public programmes

Reference library



Wheelchair access

Other Facilities

Our friendly and knowledgeable team is here to introduce you to the art, artists, stories and histories that make up our Gallery.

Free English-language tours start in the foyer on the ground floor daily at 11.30am and 1.30pm. Tours last 60 minutes and are limited to 15 people.

Free Mandarin tours are offered Thursday – Sunday and start in the foyer on the ground level at 12.30pm. Tours last 45 minutes and are limited to 15 people.

Brimming with locally made, innovatively designed and exclusive items, the Auckland Art Gallery shop is the perfect place to seek out a gift for that hard-to-please friend or to find something to brighten your own home.
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