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Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
Open daily 10am – 6pm (except Christmas Day)
Te Papa is open from 10am–6pm (except Christmas Day). Find out more about visiting, and what there is to see and do.
Browse New Zealand's rich history through pictures, videos, and articles.
If you’re an educator, a museum professional, a researcher, or a curious mind, our wealth of information, resources and educational opportunities will help you learn and teach.
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Find out how you could help keep our programmes running, and to support the development of collections and preservation of the nation’s treasures
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Choose from exciting events and activities for kids of all ages. Te Papa is one of Wellington’s best places to have fun during school holidays, on rainy days, or on any other day of the year!
Te Papa has a full programme of changing exhibitions and events all year. See precious treasures, art, scientific and historic collections, and come along to our range of activities, performances, and talks.
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