Polish Heritage Trust Museum

125 Elliot Street, Howick, Auckland 2014
09-533 3530

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We showcase the rich history, arts and culture of Poland.

PHTM is situated in Howick, East Auckland, New Zealand. We are near the intersection of Elliot and Moore Streets. The white and red Polish Flag will be flying to welcome you next to the museum building.

The Museum consists of two levels, the Upper and Lower Galleries.
The Lower Gallery also contains the PHT 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.

Free parking is available in the Museum grounds. Buses can also park in this area.

Group Bookings and Individual Visitors:
The Museum welcomes individual visitors and group bookings. Please enquire about 'Adult group bookings' for more details.
We also host school, home educators and language school groups, so please enquire about the 'Stefania for Schools' Programme.

Admission prices:
• Individual visitors: by donation.
• Group bookings/workshops/classes: by arranged entry fee
Workshops/classes and educational programmes:
There are also workshops/classes and educational programmes designed for adults, children and families.

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 check for latest activities.

HOURS: We are open Tues to Friday and Sunday afternoon, we offer 'after hours visits' as well but these need to be arranged prior to the visit.

PHTM is a registered charitable trust (CC29274).

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Hosted events

  •  125 Elliot St, Howick, East Auckland, 2014
    25 September 2018 until 14 December 2018
    Type: Exhibition
    2018 is a special year in the history of Poland. Poland was off the political map for 123 years and regained its independence at the conclusion of WW1. Come and discover the historical timeline. Tue-Fri 10-4. Sun 12-5 Entry by donation
  •  125 Elliot St, Howick, East Auckland, 2014
    25 September 2018 until 25 November 2018
    Type: Exhibition
    The Polish 'the year of Irena Sendler', whose life was made famous in the film Life in a Jar. Irena was a selfless nurse who saved Jewish children from the Warsaw ghetto in World War 2. Open Tue-Fri 10-4. Sun 12-5. Entry by donation
  •  125 Elliot St, Howick, East Auckland, 2014
    25 September 2018 until 25 November 2018
    Type: Exhibition
    Well known for his words 'No time to grieve for roses when the forests are burning' and winner of over twenty literary awards, Herbert was a most serious contender for the Nobel Prize for Literature. Tue-Fri 10-4. Sun 12-5. entry by donation


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