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

Daily Mana Māori Tour

He toi whakairo, he mana tangata. Where there is excellence, there is human dignity. Experience the living and breathing culture of the Māori people through the taonga (treasures) in our museum.

  • Where
    Wellington Foyer, Level 1
  • Cost Adults from $20.00
  • Duration 60 minutes (approx.)
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A Te Papa host talks visitors through an exhibit

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

Embark on a one-hour journey through Te Papa, our national museum. Experience the living and breathing taonga (treasures) of te iwi taketake (first peoples of the land).

From great journeys across vast oceans to hopeful visions for the 21st century, these taonga speak to historical and contemporary Māori perspectives.

For those looking for an introduction to Māori culture, join this tour to hear intimate stories and gain a deeper understanding of New Zealand's indigenous people through your visit.