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Auckland Museum Institute

Read about the Auckland Branch of the Royal Society Te Apārangi

Formed: 1852 (as the Auckland Museum)

The Auckland Museum Insitute is charged with the support of the Museum and Museum Trust Board by providing advocacy, promoting the use and understanding of the Museum's collections and activities and supporting the function of the War Memorial aspect of the Museum.

Since 1996, it has focused on its historic roles as 'Learned Society'. The Learned Society promotes the research, appreciation and popularisation of science, literature and history via such activities as lectures, Museum tours, field trips and publications, and also affiliation to other bodies like the Royal Society Te Apārangi.

Read more: History of the Auckland Museum Institute

Become a member: Auckland Museum Institute