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Diamond Jubilee Celebrations

Diamond Jubilee Celebrations

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  • Sat 2 Jun ’12, 10:00am – 5:00pm
  • Sun 3 Jun ’12, 10:00am – 5:00pm
  • Mon 4 Jun ’12, 10:00am – 5:00pm


Auckland War Memorial Museum, Domain Dr, Auckland Domain, Parnell


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Free Admission

The Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II is being celebrated in a right royal way at the Auckland Museum this June. Do join us this Queen’s Birthday weekend for the experience.

Queen Elizabeth II came to the throne in 1952. The first royal visit after her coronation was to New Zealand In 1953 and Auckland Museum has a special showing of still and archival images from the tour in the Grand Foyer. There is also crown-making and vox-pops in Weird & Wonderful and special Royal Tours of the Museum will take place on Monday 4 June.

The Queen on Camera
Grand Foyer.
See moving and still archival images from Her Majesty’s 1953 visit to New Zealand and sign the commemorative book.

What is a Queen?
Weird & Wonderful Lobby.
Vox-pops from young visitors responding to questions about Queen Elizabeth II.

Crown-making Activity
10am-12pm & 1:30pm-3:30pm
Gold coin payment.
Weird & Wonderful.
Join us to make your very own magnificently majestic crown! All junior Kings & Queens welcome!

A Right Royal Tour
Mon 4 Jun, 11am, 12noon, 1:30pm & 2:30pm.
Meet at the Red Arrow in the Grand Foyer.
Join our Museum guides as they show you around the Museum’s collections with royal connections.

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