Cafes and shops
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Rest and recharge at one of our cafes, then browse our shops for the perfect gift or souvenir.

 

Te Papa Cafe, Level 1

Family in Te Papa Cafe, 2015. Photograph by Michael Hall. Te Papa

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Family in Te Papa Cafe, 2015. Photograph by Michael Hall. Te Papa

Opening hours: 9am–5pm, every day of the year
Family-friendly. Licensed

Our ground-floor cafe offers great breakfasts, brunches, lunches, and fresh snacks. Gluten-free and vegetarian options are available. Drinks include espresso coffee, herbal teas, wine, and beer.

Our kids’ play area will entertain your little ones while you rest your feet. A parents’ room is also available.

Bush City is just outside – great for exploring in fine weather.

Espresso, Level 4

Group in Espresso, 2015. Photograph by Michael Hall. Te Papa

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Group in Espresso, 2015. Photograph by Michael Hall. Te Papa

Opening hours: 10am–5:15pm, every day of the year
Licensed

Relax in a comfy seat in the heart of the museum, and enjoy a light snack and coffee or wine.

Te Papa Store, Level 1

Te Papa Store, 2014. Photograph by Norm Heke. Te Papa

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Te Papa Store, 2014. Photograph by Norm Heke. Te Papa

Opening hours: 9am–6pm, every day of the year

You’ll find quality gifts and souvenirs unique to New Zealand at our ground-floor store. Choose from New Zealand–made jewellery and crafts, books by our country’s leading authors, works from Aotearoa’sAotearoa’s New Zealand’s finest artists, and much more.

Te Papa Store is a great choice for wedding registers and corporate gifts too.

Postage and tax: We can post your item overseas, deducting local goods and services tax (GST) at the checkout.

Shop online

You can also purchase many New Zealand gifts and souvenirs from our online store.

Te Papa Online Store

Te Papa Store, Level 2 – WWI bookshop

Young man in Gallipoli Store, 2015. Photograph by Michael Hall. Te Papa

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Young man in Gallipoli Store, 2015. Photograph by Michael Hall. Te Papa

Opening hours: 10am–5pm, every day of the year

On Level 2 you’ll find a wide selection of World War I and Gallipoli merchandise, including an extensive range of books. We also have educational and fun children’s books.

Te Papa Store, Level 5 – Arts

Opening hours: 10am–5pm, every day of the year

Browse our small but perfectly formed art and design store in Ngā Toi | Arts Te Papa for books and crafty treasures.

Ngā Toi | Arts Te Papa store, 2014. Photograph by Kate Whitley. Te Papa

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Ngā Toi | Arts Te Papa store, 2014. Photograph by Kate Whitley. Te Papa