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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
Open every day 10am—6pm
(except Christmas Day)
Free entry for everyone
Charges apply to some short-term exhibitions and activities
55 Cable Street, Wellington
An expert guide to the history and role of hei tiki.
A celebration of the science and art of Māori weaving, focused on the largest collection of Māori cloaks in the world.
Showcasing more than 60 Rongowhakaata taonga, and through the English and te reo Māori text focuses on key threads including innovation and kaitiekitanga (sustainable processes).
An accessible, illustrated guide to the history, artistry and cultural significance of the whare whakairo or Māori meeting house.
This ground-breaking book explores the revolution that’s transformed New Zealand museums in recent decades, and is influencing how museums worldwide care for indigenous objects.