Te Papa Highlights: Private Tour

Learn about how New Zealand came to be and what the future holds for this island nation on a privately guided tour of the national museum. Explore our diverse natural environment, the continued growth of Māori culture, and what the national art collection has to say about living in New Zealand.


60 minutes

Cost | Te utu


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

Tell us about your trip and interests so our guides can visit relevant sections around the museum.

Discover intricate details and ask in-depth questions about New Zealand with your own personal guide who will take you up close to a diverse array of taonga dotted around the museum.

  • 1-7 people: $196 total

  • 8 or more: $25 per person

Pick the date and time that suits you (earliest available start time is 10am while the latest is 16:30; Te Papa is closed on Christmas Day).

For bookings, please email tours@tepapa.govt.nz. In your email please let us know the tour product you wish to book along with your requested date, time, and number of people. If you have any questions please feel free to call +64 4 381 7111.