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Wonderland Te Ao Mīharo

Fall down the rabbit hole into Wonderland, an immersive exhibition celebrating Lewis Carroll's timeless tale and Alice’s adventures on film.

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  • When | Āhea Sat 7 Dec – Sun 8 Mar
  • Where | Ki hea Amokura Gallery, Level 4
  • Cost | Te utu Adults: $22.95
    Children 3 – 15 years: $11.95
    Children under 3: free
    Family: $59.95
    Friends of Te Papa: $17.95
  • Ages | Te reanga All ages
  • Accessibility | E wātea ana ki

Since first gracing the silver screen in 1903, Alice has delighted audiences of all ages in more than 40 arthouse and blockbuster cinematic odysseys.

Wonderland explores how this precocious hero inspired revolutionary filmmaking, from groundbreaking special effects and animation to evocative storytelling and technological development.

In this must-see event, take a trip through the looking glass into an immersive, enchanted world that draws together a remarkable selection of original behind-the-scenes material.

The more curious you are, the more you’ll discover.

Developed by the Australian Centre for the Moving Image.

Add a Wonderland High Tea to your ticket

Before you descend into the rabbit hole, enjoy a Wonderland High Tea in our Espresso Café – an occasion any Mad Hatter would be proud of.

Price includes entry to the Wonderland exhibition, one hour after your high tea experience.

Adults: $45
Children 3–15 years: $21
Friends of Te Papa: $41

Book a Wonderland High Tea

Discounted tickets for classes

An exclusive school group price of $35 per five students, plus one teacher or adult helper. 

Apply now for discounted class tickets

Hotel Partner offer

Book an Accor Hotels combined accomodation and Wonderland ticket deal


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Class discounts and an exclusive Wonderland teachers’ evening.
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