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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.
Find out more about Te Papa, what we do, and how to answer your questions.
Find out how you could help keep our programmes running, and to support the development of collections and preservation of the nation’s treasures
They may be small, they may be creepy, but bugs have super-sized powers!
Test your genius in these awesome bug activities.
Beautiful, collectible, cool introductions to New Zealand art for very young readers.
A truly original compendium of stories and poems for 8–12 year olds, by New Zealand's best children's authors and with whimsical illustrations from award-winning Sarah Laing.
Forget old-fashioned colouring books! Let the world of New Zealand art unleash your children’s imaginations in The NZ Art Activity Book: 100+ Ideas for Creative Kids.
Go behind the scenes at Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa and discover more than 100 treasured items from the Museum’s collection.