Make a donation

Donate to a campaign or make a one-off contribution of any amount.

When you support Te Papa, you not only join our community of donors—you give others access to our world-class collections and to transformative experiences. Your contribution also helps ensure that the museums remain an active, innovative centre for teaching, learning, and research.

If you would like to donate directly to the Foundation bank account, the details are below.

Please add the name of the campaign as your reference if you would like your donation to be tagged to a specific purpose.

If you would like a tax receipt, please email Donations made via our online form will receive an automatic tax receipt.

Account name: Te Papa Foundation

Account number: 03-0502-0354829-000

Bank: Westpac Lambton Quay

Giving in person

The next time you’re visiting Te Papa, please consider donating via the green tap & go stands or cash donation boxes dotted throughout the museum.

You can also make a donation at the Information Desk on Level 2, or give an add-on donation to any purchase at the Te Papa Store.

Tax rebate gifts

Te Papa Foundation has partnered with Supergenerous, a local social enterprise that allows donors to claim and gift their donation rebates to charitable organisations. Learn more here: Te Papa Foundation | Supergenerous Superpartner

Thank you for your generosity and support.