Polish Heritage Trust Museum Claimed

125 Elliot Street, Howick, Auckland 2014

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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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  •  125 Elliot Street, Howick, Howick, New Zealand 2014, Auckland
    6 October 2019 - 20 October 2019 , 12:00 PM until 05:00 PM
    12:00 PM - 05:00 PM
    Type: Exhibition
    Experience the Polish children’s deportation to the Soviet Union in WWII, recovery in Persia and a new home in New Zealand. Museum open hours Tue-Fri 10-4 & Sun 12-5. Casual museum entry by donation; groups by arrangement - fee applies.
  •  125 Elliot St, Howick, Auckland, Auckland 2014, Auckland
    17 October 2019 , 10:30 AM until 11:30 AM
    10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    Type: Presentation
    Join us for a talk illustrating the journey of 733 Polish children and their caregivers who made the remarkable journey to New Zealand during WW2.
  •  125 Elliot Street, Howick, Howick, New Zealand 2014, Auckland
    20 October 2019 , 02:00 PM until 04:00 PM
    02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
    Type: Presentation
    See a contemporary film interpretation of the Polish Pahiatua children's journey as recalled 70 years on.
  •  125 Elliot St, Howick, Howick, Auckland 2014
    23 October 2019 , 10:00 AM until 12:30 PM
    10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    Type: Presentation
    Hear the story of the 733 Polish children of Pahiatua. Forcibly deported from Poland to Russia during WWII, then exiled to Persia, the group of children were invited to New Zealand for the rest of the war and later became NZ citizens.
  •  125 Elliot Street, Howick, Howick, Auckland 2014, Auckland
    23 October 2019 , 10:00 AM until 12:30 PM
    10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    Type: Presentation
    Visit the Polish Museum in Howick to hear the story of the 733 Polish children of Pahiatua.
  •  125 Elliot St, Howick, Auckland, East Auckland 2014, Auckland
    31 October 2019
    Type: Exhibition
    The Polish Parliament stressed that the fate and work of this writer constitute ‘a testimony to the suffering and deeds of a man who endured a period of totalitarian violence and a crisis of values’.


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