Introducing Te Papa Tour He haerenga tiro tere

Discover New Zealand’s rich history and cultures through Te Papa’s world-leading exhibitions and treasures. Ideal for visitors with limited time or wanting an introduction to New Zealand’s rich history and cultures.

  • Where
    Meet at the Information Desk, Level 2
  • Cost Adults from $22.00
  • Duration 60 minutes (approx.)
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Beginning over one hundred million years ago, join your guide on a journey through New Zealand’s rich history and cultures. Hear stories of our adaptive wildlife, the resilience of the Māori people, and artistic interpretations of life in the South Pacific.

Whether you have limited time or here for an extended visit, this tour will give you a great opportunity to understand the vibrant landscapes and cultures you will encounter throughout Aotearoa New Zealand.

Two men and a woman looking at taxidermied birds. The man in the middle is pointing at the other man


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