Te Papa is closed until further notice. Te Papa Covid-19 coronavirus information
Kua aukati a Te Papa kia puta rā anō he pānui. He mōhiohio nā Te Papa mō Covid-19 huaketokarauna
Find out how to donate or bequest an object.
All proposed gifts must go through an approval process – we cannot accept all items offered to us, although we appreciate the generosity of potential donors.
To offer an object or taonga
taongatreasureMāori | gloss to Te Papa, please make an appointment with a curator.
We cannot accept objects brought to Te Papa without an appointment.
Phone: (04) 381 7000
Any item accepted into the Te Papa Collection is entitled to the highest standards of professional care in conservation, storage, and security.