Spread across 40 acres and two sites, MOTAT is the country’s largest transport and technology museum of its kind and offers a fun and exciting learning experience for visitors of all ages. Their core vision is to use New Zealand’s heritage, kiwi ingenuity, transport, technology and associated stories in a creative and interactive way to educate and inspire the innovators of tomorrow.

With ever changing exhibitions, school holiday experiences, unique MOTAT events and hands-on activities, MOTAT is a great place for a family day out. The magic MOTAT experience is a rich learning environment and it tells stories about New Zealand aviation, energy, communications, rail, road transport, tramways and defence, from the 1800s to today.

Ph 09 815 5800


Open daily (except Christmas Day) 10am–4pm

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