Witamy / Welcome to the Polish Heritage Trust Museum.
'GLAM' Gallery, Library, Archive, Museum
A museum for all New Zealanders. This museum is dedicated to Poland to increase your awareness and knowledge of Poland’s history, achievements and contributions on the world stage.
Come and hear the stories of the 733 Polish children of Pahiatua and 102 adults who came to NZ in 1944 during WW2. See displays of history, culture, artwork, costumes and more…
Arrange an adult group visit $10pp with film or just come on over, individuals very welcome! Entry by similar donation.
We encourage school groups and home school families to visit by prior arrangement. Educational programmes for students available in current topics, $2per student, please ring to discuss
We offer other crafty and educational Events and Activities for all ages throughout the year! Easter and Christmas activities on the 2 Sundays prior, starting at 2pm. Polish Paper cutting called Wycinanki and Polish scientists workshops $8 per person. Other topics are being added, please check with museum staff.
We can be 'Open by Arrangement' outside regular advertised hours.
We are in Howick East Auckland.
Howick is a destination that offers variety including Howick beach, Stockade Hill, various Fencible sites and historical walks, All Saints Church, Uxbridge Creative Arts Centre, Te Tuhi Gallery and Howick Historical Village.
The quaint Howick village shops are a 5 minute walk from the museum and the Botany Town Centre is a 10 minute drive.
We look forward to welcoming you to the Howick district and the Polish Museum.