Secondary education programmes 

Te Papa is a great place for learning. Come and experience the stories of New Zealand over five floors of fascinating exhibitions.

Students in the exhibition, Awesome Forces. Photographed by Michael Hall. Te Papa. 2011.
Students in the exhibition, Awesome Forces. Photograph by Michael Hall. Te Papa. 2011.

Make the most of your visit by booking a guided education programme, led by one of our experienced educators.

These programmes:

  • are activity-based, hands-on, and fun
  • give you access to Te Papa’s collections and unique stories
  • incorporate bicultural learning objectives and can be offered in te reo Māori
  • can be adapted to meet your group’s specific learning needs and areas of interest.


Social Sciences and NZ History

Pōwhiri Experience Matariki


Awesome Forces! Unique New Zealand

Visual Art

Painting store tours

Photography study day

Drawing the Handling Collection

Cross-curricular - Museum wide

Explore Te Papa!

  Programme information

  • Programmes cost $6.50 per student, unless otherwise stated
  • Programmes run for either 60 minutes or 90 minutes
  • Our programmes are supported by pre-visit and post-visit learning activities that you can do in the classroom. 
  • We will also provide you with self-guided learning activities that your students can complete in the Museum independently. 

Download the secondary education brochure  (PDF, 2.75MB)