Birthday parties at Te Papa
He rā whānau ki Te Papa

Preschooler parties at StoryPlace are fun for kids and hassle-free for you. Catering available.

Make your pre-schooler’s birthday party fun for them and hassle-free for you – StoryPlace is one of the best kids’ party venues in Wellington.

Kids can explore, play dress up, try art activities, and take part in stories and songs led by our friendly Te Papa Hosts – 45 minutes of jam-packed fun!

Afterwards, enjoy a celebratory birthday meal at Te Papa Cafe (catering package must be pre-booked to reserve area).

Book your Te Papa birthday party

Cost: $120, plus optional catering

Ages: Suitable for under-fives. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Days: Saturdays and Sundays (unavailable during school holidays)

Times: 10.30am–11:15am or 1.30pm–2.15pm
If catered, your one-hour Te Papa Cafe reservation will begin immediately following your session

Minimum booking notice: Seven days

Maximum guests: 25, including children and adults

Party venue: StoryPlace, Level 2 (catering at Te Papa Cafe)


Choose a party theme they’ll love:

  • Dinosaurs
  • Fairy Tales
  • Safari 
  • Pirates
  • Transport
  • Farmyard

Catering options

We’ll discuss catering options with you when you book. Take a look at our menus:

For adults:

Te Papa Cafe menu, including kids’ menu