MOTAT (Museum of Transport & Technology)

Arts, Culture & Heritage in Central Auckland

The largest museum of its kind in NZ, MOTAT, Auckland’s Museum of Transport and Technology, offers a fun, interactive, and educational experience. Explore our fascinating exhibitions covering the history and development of NZ transport, technology and Kiwi ingenuity.

Visit the original Pumphouse, wander through our historic village or ride the heritage tram to our Aviation Display Hall which houses one of the largest aviation collections in the Southern Hemisphere.

Kids will enjoy the interactive examples and hands-on technology zone.

MOTAT is known as one of Auckland’s best value attractions. With regular events, school holiday experiences and monthly Live Days there is something for everyone. Visit our website to see what's on today!


805 Great North Road
Western Springs
Auckland Central

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Other details about MOTAT (Museum of Transport & Technology)

  • Transport
    • Proximity to town: Approximately a 10 minute drive from downtown Auckland.
    • Proximity to airport: Approximately a 30 minute drive from Auckland Airport.
    • Proximity to coach: Approximately a 10 minute drive from the Auckland City coach terminal.
    • Parking: Parking is available on Stadium Road, Great North Road or at our MOTAT Meola Road site.
  • Price range & Conditions


    • Adult pricing: $16


    Other charges: Students (with Student ID) $8, Children under 5 years $0, NZ Senior Citizens (with Super Gold Card) $0, Family (2 adults and up to 4 children) $40 .