Virtual Explorer: live-stream programmesNgā hāereere Mariko

Get Te Papa in your classroom in real-time, no matter where you are via Zoom. Book a personalised virtual visit with one of our educators. It’s the next best thing to being here.

Learning areas and strands


Education type

Education visit


Up to 1 hour

Suitable for

Years 3–13

Next available

9–10am, Mon–Fri, during school terms only


$50 per session

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Programme options

Sessions must begin at or around 9am, Monday–Friday, before the museum opens to the public. Booking at least two weeks in advance is essential.

You will need a computer with a webcam and microphone. We recommend nominating one student to sit near the microphone to communicate questions.

Maximum group size: ~30 students (one class).

Choose from one of the following programmes:

  • Te Paewai | The Horizon: Pacific Navigation and Voyaging – Pacific exploration, navigation, and waka

  • Te Taiao Explorer – Learn about the unique natural environment of Aotearoa New Zealand

  • Tangata o le Moana: The Story of Pacific People in New Zealand – Explore an exhibition about the unique cultures of the Pacific

  • Gallipoli: The Scale of our War – Connect with the stories and impacts of the Gallipoli campaign on people from Aotearoa New Zealand

  • Art Explorer – Discover the diversity of artworks and ideas on display in Toi Art

  • Arrivals – Discover the motivation for travel to Aotearoa New Zealand and discuss the ‘push’ and ‘pull’ factors that result in the multicultural society we see today.

Virtual Excursions, 2020. Te Papa

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