Welcome to the Polish Heritage Trust Museum

Visiting us

The museum is situated in Howick, one of the oldest districts of Auckland. We are situated near the intersection of Elliot and Moore Street. The white and red Polish Flag will be flying to welcome you.

Free parking is available in the Museum grounds. Buses can also park in this area. The Museum consists of two levels, The Upper and Lower Galleries. The Lower Gallery also contains the Library and has facilities to screen movies and documentaries (up to 50 visitors) and houses part of the museum collection, but the main collection is in the Upper Gallery.We do not have a lift but you have to deal with only a dozen stairs.

Group Bookings and Individual Visitors

The Museum welcomes Group Bookings, with programmes designed for adults and also school groups and  welcomes individual visitors.

For adult groups we have prepared a special programme which includes an introduction, a screening of the “Poles Apart” documentary – the story of the First Polish Refugees to New Zealand (60min) and then a look around the Upper and Lower Galleries.

The group booking is scheduled  for around 2  – 2.5 hours to enjoy your visit. We can also serve morning or afternoon tea and coffee. Costs for groups per head visit 6.00 tea and coffee NZ $ 2 extra. Costs for individuals is entry by donation.

Sunday Programme

Please contact us for the latest Sunday event, this is an ever changing programme and includes family days to celebrate Easter and Christmas, workshops in traditional paper craft called Wycinanki, plus the Sunday Winter Film Programme. Most events start at 2pm. Please call to make an enquiry for the Sunday activity.