Museum events

Museum events

  • Police dog Section Team

    Wed 11 July, 11.00 – 12.00pm (week 1)
    Fri 13 July, 11.00 - 12.00pm (week 1)
    Wed 18 July, 11.00 - 12.00pm (week 2)
    Fri 20 July, 11.00 - 12.00pm (week 2)
    All ages
    Free, no booking required

    Find out more about the integral roles that working dogs and their handlers play on the front line protecting our streets and communities. Meet the dogs and their handlers with an opportunity to ask the handlers questions and see the dogs in action.

    (Please note: all of our invited dog section teams are operational and in the event of an emergency may not be able to attend)

  • Meet one of your local Police Officers

    Tues 10 July, 10.30- 12pm (week 1)
    Thurs 12 July, 10.30- 12pm (week 1)
    All ages
    Free, no booking required

    Visit the museum and also meet School Community Officer Andrea Noble. You will have the opportunity to ask Andrea questions, have a chat and find out more about what a Police Officer does and the different roles within Police. A police car will also be on site to check out.

  • St John Emergency Ready and Responder

    St John Emergency Ready

    Mon 9 July, 11.00 - 12.00pm (week 1)
    7 - 9 years
    Gold coin donation

    Recognise each emergency service, understand their roles and learn which emergency service we need in different circumstances. Children can look at some ambulance equipment and learn how to use the 111 service.

    St John Emergency Responder

    Mon 16 July, 11.00am - 12.00pm (week 2)
    9 - 11 years
    Gold coin donation

    Learn how to help someone who is hurt with basic first response and first aid. Includes the DRSABC, keeping oneself safe, calling for help, dealing with an unconscious patient and CPR.

  • Create a Police Dog Using Clay Workshop


    Week One Wed 11 and Fri 13 July, 1.30 - 2.30pm                                                                         
    Week Two Thurs 19 and Fri 20 July 1.30 - 2.30pm

    5 years +
    $5 per child
    Bookings required

    Make your own police dog out of clay. Experiment with the tactile medium of clay in this creative and fun craft workshop for our youngest recruits. Each child takes home their own clay creation.

    Note: young children may require the assistance of a caregiver.

  • Scene of Crime Officer Workshop: Fingerprint Evidence


    Week One Tues 10 and Thurs 12 July, 1.30 - 2.30pm
    7 - 12 years
    $5 per child
    Bookings required

    Learn to dust, develop and lift fingerprints. All junior recruits take home their own fingerprint evidence.

  • Junior Detective Trail

    Everyday, 10am - 5pm (except Christmas Day)
    4 years +

    The Junior Detective Trail is jam packed full of activities that will keep children of all ages entertained, follow the trails of evidence in, Operation:Discover Detail, Operation:Traffic Signs and see if you've got what it takes to earn your detective stamp.

  • Senior Detective Mystery

    Everyday, 10am - 5pm (except Christmas Day)
    8 years +

    OPERATION: ULTIMATE PRIZE breaking news!! The FIFA football World Cup has been Stolen! Repeat Stolen!! An elaborate plan was devised to steal the Cup off a super yacht moored in Auckland harbour. See if you've got what it takes to discover who is responsible and solve the mystery.

  • Museum Tours

    Available everyday, 10am - 5pm
    Bookings required
    5 years+

    Museum tours are available for visiting groups and can be adapted to suit individual needs and ages. To find out more about museum tours, view the Experience and education programme (PDF, 643KB).

    Tour charges, per person:
    Children $5
    Adults $5
    Seniors $3

    To make a booking::
    P (04) 238 3141
    E Police Museum contact form