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Special Mother’s Day Tour

Take your māmā to Te Papa this Mother’s Day! Learn the stories of other amazing mums of Aotearoa and finish your tour with a yummy treat.

  • Where
    Information Desk, Level 2
  • Cost From $25. Optional extra: muffin/regular coffee $7.50pp
  • Time Sat 08 May and Sun 09 May, 10:30am
  • Duration 45 mins
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The Mother’s Day 45-minute tour is an experience for the whole family, which celebrates the strength and the aroha of all the mums of Aotearoa.

It is the ideal present for every māmā: a short, limited-time tour of Te Papa dedicated to stories about amazing mothers, from Māori mythology to the animal world and the national art collection. With the opportunity to add a treat in Te Papa’s Level 1 café at the end of the tour.

A not-to-be-missed opportunity to learn more about the role of mothers in the cultures of Aotearoa New Zealand.

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