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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.
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.
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.