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, and 10am–8.30pm on Thursdays.

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 (Level 1) features works from New Zealand's finest artists and authors. Te Papa Kids’ Store (Level 2) is full of educational and fun gifts for kids.

Visit the online store 

Level 2 Kids Store