All Te Papa websites
Immerse yourself in our wide range of websites. Browse Collections Online and our blog, identify birds in your garden, or build your own virtual squid!
Find out more about Te Papa’s many fascinating websites.
Find information on 500,000-plus treasures in Te Papa’s history, science, and art collections, from Māori cloaks and Pacific tattoos to dinosaur teeth and contemporary art. There’s something for everyone. Plus, you can now download thousands of images free!
Discover behind-the-scenes stories from Te Papa’s experts, including curators, scientists, historians, collection managers, and educators. Find out about new research, conservation efforts, exhibition installation, and much more. Join the conversation by adding a comment.
Experience Te Papa’s multimedia highlights with easily accessed videos, audio recordings, and images on a range of topics – some first available online.
Explore Te Papa’s online home for the arts – exhibitions, events, and multimedia, plus the magazine Off the Wall. See art works in detail, listen to artists and curators, and keep up to date about our arts programmes.
Find out about all New Zealand’s unique birds, including living, extinct, fossil, vagrant, and introduced species, and access stunning images. Te Papa partnered with Birds New Zealand and the Department of Conservation to develop NZ Birds Online.
Teachers and students, watch 120 mini-documentaries showcasing unique collection items. Each tale is supported by curriculum links, student questions, response templates, teacher information, and links to Te Papa’s website.
Tales from Te Papa is a partnership between Te Papa, TVNZ 7, and Vero.
Discover the colossal squid’s anatomy and habitat, and build your own virtual squid. This resource was developed as part of Te Papa’s exhibition The Colossal Squid, showcasing the only complete colossal squid on display in the world.
Buy unique gifts and mementos from some of New Zealand’s finest artists. Aood carvings, glassware, jewellery, books, art, and exhibition merchandise are all available. You can also purchase gallery-quality prints online.
Join the Friends of Te Papa to receive a range of membership benefits while providing valued support to New Zealand’s national museum.
Te Papa’s Innovation Hub offers New Zealand entrepreneurs a residential programme where they can develop the next generation of experiences for the culture, heritage, and learning sectors.
Explore New Zealand’s museums and galleries through their collections. NZ Museums is a platform for New Zealand museums and galleries to share their collection through a profile and online collection management system.
NZ Museums is an initiative from National Services Te Paerangi, a team at Te Papa which works in partnership with museums, galleries, and iwi to strengthen the sector.