Te Papa is open. Welcome back, Aotearoa. Important information about visiting Te Papa
Kei te tuwhera a Te Papa. Nau mai, hoki mai Aotearoa. He mōhiohio nā Te Papa mō te Kowheori-19
Explore museum-related themes through play, games, storytelling, and song. Led by a friendly Te Papa Host.
StoryPlace offers some of the best toddler-friendly activities in Wellington.
StoryPlace remains closed under Alert Level 2.
Where: Our Host will meet you outside StoryPlace, Level 2. Please arrive promptly to avoid disappointment – unfortunately we can't accept late arrivals.
Please be mindful of attending sessions while you or your children may be sick, as we want to ensure the safety of everyone during sessions.
Time: Monday–Friday, year-round (excluding public holidays), 10:30am, 11:30am, 1:30pm
Duration: 45 minutes
Prams and pushchairs are not permitted inside StoryPlace due to space restrictions.
You can park your pram or pushchair in our free stroller park, just outside StoryPlace, for the duration of the session.
Scooters, bikes, and tricycles are not permitted inside the museum.For health and safety reasons we are unable to accept prams, pushchairs, scooters, bikes, or tricycles in Coat and Bag check-in.
We do provide a free storage area outside Te Papa for scooters and bikes, and we loan out padlocks at Coat and Bag which you can use to lock up your scooter.
Terms and conditions for StoryPlace tickets:
For enquiries regarding StoryPlace tickets, please contact StoryPlace@tepapa.govt.nz.