Vehicle access: Our vehicle entrance will be reduced to one lane from 25 July until the end of November 2022, due to the construction of a new set of traffic lights outside Te Papa.
Info about vehicle access to Te Papa 25 Jul – Nov 2022

Hear colour: Total internal reflection

What does colour sound like? Select your own healing soundscape, created in collaboration with composer Steven Hue, to add to your experience of Total internal reflection.

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Woman looks in a room filled with colour while wearing headphones


In Tiffany Singh, Total internal reflection, 2018. Photograph by Daniel Crichton-Rouse. Te Papa