Skip to main content
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
See the incredible bugs starring in Bug Lab come to life.
2016. Image courtesy of Weta Workshop
Richard Taylor tends to the bees, 2016. Image courtesy of Weta Workshop
Making giant honeycomb, 2016. Image courtesy of Weta Workshop
Not an alien but a jewel wasp, 2016. Image courtesy of Weta Workshop
Te Papa and Weta Workshop bring you a science exhibition like no other – a spectacular, immersive experience ‘designed by bugs, for humans’.
Closed10 Dec 2016 – 17 Apr 2017
Exhibition Ngā whakaaturanga
They may be small, they may be creepy, but bugs have super-sized powers!