There are so many reasons to choose Te Papa.
For a start, there’s the city itself. Wellington is a bustling, vibrant harbour city known for its colourful weatherboard Victorian houses built on bush-clad hills around a beautiful harbour. Not only is Wellington the nation’s capital, it’s also New Zealand’s creative capital. It’s home to visual-effects company Weta Digital, film-makers like Sir Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh, several professional theatres, the Royal New Zealand Ballet, the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, and – of course – New Zealand’s national museum, Te Papa.
And just look at where we are. Our stunning waterfront location puts Te Papa at the heart of Wellington and makes it the perfect choice for anything from a unique luxury wedding venue or conference centre. We’re close to all major hotels and public transport and have plenty of onsite parking, so your guests will find us easy to get to.
Fully facilitated event and wedding location
Once you’re here, you’ll find a diverse range of superbly equipped function, conference, and theatre spaces. Expect plenty of natural light, lovely harbour views, and all the colour and vitality of the city.
There really is no other venue quite like it. Include private exhibition viewings and guided tours in your programme. Get your event off to an extraordinary beginning with a pōwhiri (welcome) at our very own marae (meeting place). At Te Papa, your imagination is the limit.
Plus, when you choose to host your event or function at Te Papa, you have the satisfaction of knowing you’re supporting New Zealand’s national museum. All revenue from functions and events goes towards keeping Te Papa free.
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