Loans 

Te Papa is committed to lending its collection items to non-profit organisations for public exhibition or to approved institutions for research purposes.  Please note that we do not lend to individuals.

In this section:

The borrowing process at a glance

 
Exhibition
Research
When to send your request
6 months prior 1 month prior
Who to send the request to
Loans Team Registrar Science Collection
Ways to submit your request
  • Online form
  • Email
  • Mail
  • Email
  • Mail
 

See the process

See the process 

Image use is not included

Use of our images in any type of publication (catalogue, website, book, advertising, merchandise, etc.) is not part of our loan agreements. All enquiries for image use should be sent to Te Papa Media Sales and Licensing.
Te Papa Media Sales and Licensing

Browse our collections

Browse our collection to identify the registration numbers of the collection items you would like to borrow.
Browse our collections