Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Te Papa is New Zealand’s bold and innovative national museum and a recognised world leader in interactive and visitor-focused museum experiences. New Zealand’s geology and natural environment and the stories of New Zealand’s indigenous people, the Māori, are celebrated in Te Papa's permanent exhibitions, while Te Papa’s Marae is a vibrant contemporary meeting house and a living communal centre, unique in a museum. An exciting range of exhibitions display New Zealand’s diverse art and visual culture and top-rating international exhibitions tour regularly. The event programme features free events and entertainment, performances, floortalks, lectures, and more.

Contact Details

P O Box 467, Wellington

64-4-381 7000

Visitor Information

Cable Street, Wellington

Daily 10am-6pm Late night Thu to 9pm




Function space

Guided tour

Membership club


Public programmes

Reference library



Wheelchair access

Other Facilities

Lecture hall /Museum brochures / tourist brochures
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