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 - 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 Street, Howick, Auckland, Auckland 2014
    13 December 2018 , 02:00 PM until 02:30 PM
    Type: Presentation
    Introduction to the museum's educational programme, based on the book 'Stefania's Dancing Slippers', age appropriate Years 3-8; age group 7-13 years. Free educator orientation sessions are also available on request for your school team.
  •  125 Elliot Street, Howick, Auckland, Auckland 2014
    16 December 2018 , 02:00 PM until 04:00 PM
    Type: Celebration
    Celebrate a Polish Christmas, making paper and wool decorations. Learn some Christmas Eve traditions, watching the first star and Wigilia supper. Bookings preferred. Also available for groups of adults and/or children: Book a time to suit.
  •  125 Elliot Street, Howick, Auckland, Auckland 2014
    20 December 2018 - 15 January 2019
    Type: Celebration
    Season's Greetings! If you are visiting from out of town or overseas, or you are part of a group wanting to visit, please contact museum staff on mobile phone 021 1070 169 during the 3 week holiday closure.
  •  125 Elliot Street, Howick, Auckland, Auckland 2014
    27 January 2019 , 02:00 PM until 04:00 PM
    Type: Kids
    Enjoy your school holidays with this amazing film adaptation of a popular young adult novel, written by Nobel prize winner Henryk Sienkiewicz. Beautiful cinematography. Set in Egypt and the African desert. Age 7+


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09-533 3530

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