Te Papa entrance. Photograph by Kate Whitley. Te Papa

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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.

Terracotta Warriors: Guardians of Immortality

Get up-close to some of China’s ancient imperial icons this summer.

Tickets on sale Mon 1 Oct.

Adult: $19.50
Child (3-15 years): $9
Concession: $17

Register for presale 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

Holiday Learning Programme

Join fun educator-led workshops in Hīnātore, our new learning lab. Use cutting-edge technology to explore our exhibitions and collections. Get hands-on with everything from stop-motion animation to toy making! Suitable for ages 6–12.

See all Holiday Programme sessions and book

StoryPlace

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.

Book a StoryPlace session

Read more about StoryPlace

Education visits

Our knowledgeable and friendly education specialists make pre-visit planning a piece of cake, with cross-curricular options and support. You’re free to focus on your fun day among the nation’s stories and taonga – either led by us or on a self-guided visit.

How to book an education visit

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