Try your hand at Morse code, play at being the switchboard operator, or use a rotary telephone. And don’t forget to make a free phone call in the 1970s Auckland phone box.
On Tuesdays the Whakawhiti Pārongo – Telecommunications gallery really comes to life when the team of expert MOTAT volunteers guides you through the stories and objects in the exhibition.
Enjoyed by all generations, it's amazing to discover how communication has transformed over the years.
Look out for MOTAT’s upcoming Live Days to see what’s going on in Whakawhiti Pārongo – Telecommunications.
Find out more about objects in the MOTAT collection:Collections Online
Location: Building 4 at MOTAT Great North Road.
Entrance: Motion sensor automatic doors and a fairly wide entrance.
Stairs: There are no stairs but the space is quite confined.
Noise: Videos and interactives throughout the exhibition.
Mobility parking is available on site at MOTAT Great North Road. Please arrange in advance.
We recommend parking on Stadium Road and Great North Road.