Contact Te Papa 

We welcome your enquiries, and we're always keen to hear your comments about Te Papa.

Opening hours: Te Papa is open 365 days a year – that’s every day, including Christmas and New Year.

If you have an enquiry about exhibitions and events over the holiday period, or planning your visit to Te Papa, please visit these pages:

General enquiries

General enquiry form
Library enquiry and appointment form

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
PO Box 467, Cable Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
Phone: +64 (0)4 381 7000
Fax: +64 (0)4 381 7070

Media enquiries


Find out more about career opportunities at Te Papa, including an online job application form.
Jobs at Te Papa

Te Papa functions and Icon catering

Please contact us about holding a function, convention, or special event at Te Papa.
Conferences and functions enquiries form

Tours and guides

Find out about the specialist guides and range of tours available at Te Papa.
Guided tours information

Tour operators


Contact our Education team to find out about a school visit or the range of education programmes and teaching resources available at Te Papa.
Contact our Education team


Details on StoryPlace programmes, session times, and bookings:

National Services Te Paerangi

Find contact details and online enquiry form for National Services Te Paerangi:
Contact National Services Te Paerangi

Images - Te Papa's Picture Library

Find out about licensing and using about images from our unique collection:
Picture Library information
Browse Te Papa's Collections Online


Te Papa is committed to lending its collection items to non-profit organisations for public exhibition or to approved institutions for research purposes.
Contact the Loans Team
Find out more about borrowing collection items from Te Papa

Te Papa Press

Contact and ordering details for Te Papa's publishing imprint, Te Papa Press:
Contact Te Papa Press

Friends of Te Papa

To contact the Friends of Te Papa, or get further information about becoming a Friend of Te Papa.
Contact the Friends of Te Papa
Learn more about Friends of Te Papa

Visiting Te Papa staff

Te Papa has two locations for visits to staff.

  • Most staff are located at 55 Cable Street.
  • Te Papa's zoologists, conservators, and archivists are at 169 Tory Street.

If you have an appointment with a staff member at Cable Street, please use the 'Team Te Papa' staff entrance. The map below shows where to find us.

Download this map as a PDF (134 kB).

Map to staff entrance

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