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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
Combining our new Te Taiao exhibition and virtual reality, create inventions that will help secure a better future for our endemic species.
Join us for an exciting, interactive journey of discovery through New Zealand’s national museum, Te Papa.
Get Te Papa in your classroom in real-time, no matter where you are via simple-to use-technology. Book a personalised virtual visit with one of our educators. It’s the next best thing to being here.
Explore the new Te Taiao | Nature exhibition and make discoveries about Aotearoa New Zealand’s unique wildlife.
Find out why so many of our incredible plants and animals are unique to Aotearoa – and why some species became so weird and wonderful.
Delve into the inner workings of our amazing planet – from the inner core to earthquakes and volcanoes at the surface.
An activity book to help kids explore the bizarre anatomy of the colossal squid, where it lives, how it came to Te Papa, and what it eats. Suitable for ages 10+.