Puke Ariki Temporary Closure

Monday 25 May

Puke Ariki Museum and Store are open 10am-5pm daily.

COVID-19 protocols will be in place to ensure the safety of visitors and staff.

These measures include:

  • limiting visitor numbers
  • using hand sanitiser when you enter and leave
  • providing your details for contact tracing
  • using contactless payment where possible.

If you have questions about our services during this time please visit our Latest Information FAQs.


No trip to Puke Ariki is complete without a visit to our Museum Store!

Whether you're looking for a souvenir to take home, searching for a perfect birthday gift, or wanting to treat yourself to a piece of handcrafted jewellery, the Puke Ariki Store is your one-stop shop.

Our Store is filled to the brim with fun and unusual toys, books, and gifts and homewares and we have ranges that are unique to the Store and inspired by our exhibitions.

Our friendly staff will help to find the perfect gift or souvenir for every one and every budget and we also offer free gift wrapping service with every purchase.

The Museum Store also sells postage stamps and we can arrange to send your purchases anywhere in the world.

The Puke Ariki Store is open during general museum hours and is located on the ground floor and is also home to the i-SITE.

Current Friends of Puke Ariki receive 10% discount on purchases. 

Every purchase at the Puke Ariki Store helps fund our exhibitions, public programmes, research, conservation and education - now and into the future.

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