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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
Our board and executive team.
Find out how Te Papa is organised internally, and learn about each of our directorate’s responsibilities.
Discover how we came to be, from the opening of the Colonial Museum in 1865 to Te Papa today.
Our work with iwi (tribes) in New Zealand, including wānanga (workshops) and funding.
Changing hearts, minds, and lives.
Read and download Te Papa’s Annual Reports and other key documents.