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Te Papa is open. Welcome back, Aotearoa. Important information about visiting Te Papa
Kei te tuwhera a Te Papa. Nau mai, hoki mai Aotearoa. He mōhiohio nā Te Papa mō te Kowheori-19
Open every day 10am—6pm
(except Christmas Day)
Free entry for everyone
Charges apply to some short-term exhibitions and activities
55 Cable Street, Wellington
Guided tours remain on hold during Alert Level 2.
Important information about visiting Te Papa during Alert Level 2
The perfect way to get an overview of Te Papa’s highlights, Māori taonga, and New Zealand history. Ideal for visitors with limited time or wanting an introduction for an extended visit.
Tour He toro
Take an in-depth journey to discover Te Papa’s taonga and hear their stories for insights into Māori culture.
Arrived late in the day? Discover Te Papa’s highlights in this express tour – perfect if you’re short on time.
Explore Gallipoli before our doors open to the public at 10am. You’ll receive a short introduction from a Te Papa Host, then wander freely at your own pace.
Coming with a group or want an intimate tour experience? Enjoy a private tour in your preferred language and theme.