In accordance with current government guidelines, masks are no longer required when visiting Te Uru. We still encourage mask use in crowded situations or if you are at a higher risk of severe illness. Please stay home if you're feeling unwell. Further details on how we are keeping you safe can be found here.
Te Uru is open to the public Tuesday-Sunday during winter and spring, 10am to 4.30pm. We open seven days during summer and autumn. Entry is free. We also open in the evening for special events.
Non-flash photography and filming is allowed in Te Uru for personal non-commerical use, except for specific exhibitions and artworks. For more details or to arrange a photoshoot, please read our photography guidelines.
You can also visit our Lopdell Precinct neighbours and enjoy the views from the roof of historic Lopdell House, or make a day of it and see McCahon House close by in French Bay, Te Toi Uku Clay Works and the Charlotte Museum in New Lynn, or the Arataki Visitors Centre nearby in Oratia, Scenic Drive.
Te Uru is situated at 420 Titirangi Road, near the Titirangi roundabout at the Western end of Titirangi Village in West Auckland. From Auckland City, take the North Western Motorway until the Great North Road off-ramp in Pt Chevalier. Then travel along Great North Rd, Ash St, Rata St then Titirangi Rd. Click here for a map.
Timetables for buses and trains can be found at www.at.govt.nz. We suggest a train to the transport hub in New Lynn and a bus for the last leg - there are regular buses between New Lynn and Titirangi.
Te Uru is part of Lopdell Precinct, which also incorporates Lopdell House next door and the Treasure House behind (now used for wardrobe and theatre costume hire). Click here for more information about our Lopdell Precinct neighbours, and be sure to explore the village while you're in Titirangi.
Free one hour parking is available directly outside the gallery entrance on Titirangi Road. All day free parking is accessible off South Titirangi Road, behind the gallery, although you will need to use stairs to get to the front entrance.
If you or any of your visitors require special assistance during their visit, please call us in advance on 817 8087, we are here to help you. There is a parking space available for disabled visitors outside the front of the gallery. The gallery is wheelchair accessible from Titirangi Road and throughout the building. A spare wheelchair is available for use in the gallery.
We welcome guide dogs and hearing dogs. No other animals are permitted inside the building.
Te Uru welcomes diversity. We are committed to manaakitanga and providing a safe environment for everyone. Our full Safe Spaces Statement can be found here.
Te Uru is also a supporting member of Safe Space Alliance, an organisation which aims to help identify, navigate and create safe spaces for LGBTQI+ communities.
For information about galleries and exhibitions throughout the rest of Auckland and Aotearoa, we recommend ArtNow.nz.