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General admission to Te Papa is free – just walk in. Booking an event, special exhibition, or tour? Use these shortcuts to book your tickets.

Guided tours

Book one of our daily guided tours, or a private tour tailored to your interests and language requirements.

Book a guided tour

Book Gallipoli: The scale of our war early bird tickets

Bug Lab exhibition

This summer Te Papa and Weta Workshop bring you a science exhibition like no other – a spectacular, immersive experience ‘designed by bugs, for humans’.

Buy tickets now through the Online Store


To secure your spot at a StoryPlace session, buy your tickets up to seven days in advance from the Information Desk on Level 2.

We take bookings for early childhood centres and play groups (must be 10–25 people) online.

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Education visits

How to book an education visit