Contact Us

Papakura Museum is a community Museum founded by members of the Papakura & Districts Historical Society (PDHS), which continues to function with the aid of Society volunteers and the support of the Auckland Council. It is home to a continually growing collection of photographs, objects and documents which tell the story of Papakura and surrounding Districts.


Physical Location

Level 3, 209 Great South Road
New Zealand
(opposite the Sir Edmund Hillary Library)

Postal Address

P.O. Box 72303

Phone Number

09 298 2003



Museum Manager

Kay Thomas is the Manager of the Papakura Museum. For general enquiries and information on how to get involved with the Papakura Museum, you can contact her Monday – Thursday. Please contact Kay if you have any media enquiries.


You can contact our reception by phone at (09) 298 2003 or via email.

Museum Curator

Alan Knowles is the Curator of Papakura Museum, and can be reached on Monday - Thursday.

Local & Family History Research

To enquire about family research, please phone us on (09) 298 2003 and we will be happy to help! Researcher Kara Oosterman will assist with research enquiries.

School Programmes

For information on School Programmes and visits, please use the email below, contact the Curator, or phone 09 298 2003.

Group visits

We love to host group visits of all types - please contact the Museum Manager for more information or to make a booking.

Contact Form

Map of 209 Great South Road, Papakura, Auckland, New Zealand