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Erth's Prehistoric Aquarium

8 Jan 2022 to 30 Jan 2022
Multiple sessions daily, no shows on Wednesdays
Dive in and get up close to these incredible prehistoric sea creatures in a fun, immersive introduction to the fascinating world of palaeontology.
Event type: 
Live event, Show
Tickets from $15
Te Ao Mārama South Atrium, Auckland Museum
Auckland Museum, Auckland Domain, Parnell 1011


$19 ADULT OR $17.10 MEMBER ADULT (14+)
$15 CHILD (5 - 13)
CHILD (0 - 4): FREE, NO SEAT* 


Ready to meet a plesiosaur?

How about getting to know an Anomalocaris or come close to a Kronosaurus?

Come with us as we take a deep dive millions of years back in time to meet some of the most incredible creatures to ever swim the ocean depths. 

Following on from the internationally-applauded Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo™, The Erth team have gathered together a playful group of prehistoric sea creatures to join their giant aquarium. 

Now, after delighting audiences around the world, this amazing theatre experience is coming to Auckland Museum for a very limited time and you’re invited to take a dip!

Dive in and get up close to these incredible prehistoric sea creatures in a fun, immersive introduction to the fascinating world of palaeontology. Big, and unmistakably ‘alive’, the animals of Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium will delight curious minds from ages 5 years and up.

Session times
Thursday-Monday: 10.30AM, 12PM & 2PM.
Tuesdays: 10.30AM & 6.30PM (9AM for Relaxed Performances)
No sessions on Wednesdays.

Scan your My Vaccine Pass
We will be requiring valid proof of vaccination or a medical exemption for all visitors aged 12+ via My Vaccine Pass. See our FAQ for further information.

*Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium is recommended for ages 5+. Children aged 4 and under are welcome. However, if you wish your child 4 and under to have their own seat, please purchase them a child 5-13 ticket. Otherwise, they will be expected to sit on an adult’s lap.

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Auckland Museum

8 Dec 2021