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

Accessibility Tour

We offer engaging tours that are uniquely designed by our trained guides for visitors who have accessibility requirements. This option is best suited for people with visual and hearing access needs.

  • Cost $30
  • Time 90 minutes
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A Te Papa host points at a waharoa (a gateway) on display while visitors look on

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Visitors on a tour of Te Papa, 2020. Photo by Jeff McEwan. Te Papa

These tours are subject to availability – we recommend booking at least two weeks in advance. Pick the date and time that suits you (earliest available start time is 09:30am while the latest is 16:30; Te Papa is closed on Christmas Day).

Once your booking is submitted, it will be reviewed and then confirmed within 48 hours.