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Last updated: 13 December 2018

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Walsh Memorial Library

The Walsh Memorial Library holds an impressive collection of manuscript, pictorial, published, and oral history collections based on New Zealand aviation, transport, technology, and Auckland social histories.

Facilities and services

Contributor type:

  • Museum or art gallery

Archive types:

  • Business archives
  • Military records
  • Personal papers
  • Voluntary group archives, clubs, societies, etc.

Research services:

Published collections can be openly accessed by the public.

Unpublished collections are accessible with assistance of a Library team member.

Appointments are advisable.


Researchers are not charged admission to the Museum when accessing the collections of the Walsh Memorial Library.

There is a charge for image supply to be quoted on request.

Visitor information

Opening hours:

Mon-Fri 10am-5pm
Sat – Sun: Closed
Public Holidays: Closed

Onsite parking:

MOTAT 1 - Very limited at Great North & Motions Road. Park at MOTAT 2 & catch tram to MOTAT 1.
MOTAT 2 - Access solely via Meola Rd.

Mobility Parking both sites - MOTAT 1 parking within gate by arrangement - phone 09 815 5800.

Physical access:

Our published collections are openly accessible for the public to browse.

Our unpublished collections are also accessible on request with the assistance of a Library team member.

Contact details

Contact person:


805 Great North Rd
Western Springs

Postal address:

PO Box 44 114
Pt Chevalier

Phone number:

  • +64 9 8453690

Fax number:

  • +64 9 8404242