Cafes and shopping

Cafes and shopping 


Combine a visit to the Museum with lunch, coffee and cake, or a glass of wine in one of our two cafes, surrounded by our national treasures.

Te Papa Cafe – ground floor

Open every day of the year, 9am–5pm.

This vibrant, family-friendly cafe offers great food and drink, including espresso coffee and selected wines and beers.The cafe has a play area for children and a parents’ room.
Te Papa Cafe menu

Level 4 Espresso

Open every day of the year, 10am–5.30pm.

Relax in the heart of the Museum with a coffee or wine and a light refreshment.


Be sure to visit our two onsite shops. Te Papa Store on Level 1 features works from New Zealand's finest artists and authors. Te Papa Store on Level 2 is full of educational and fun gifts for kids.

Visit the online store