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.
Opening hours: 9am–5pm, every day (except Christmas Day)
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
Opening hours: 10am–5.15pm, every day (except Christmas Day)
Relax in a comfy seat in the heart of the museum, and enjoy a light snack and coffee or wine.
Opening hours: 9am–6pm, every day (except Christmas Day)
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.
You can also purchase many New Zealand gifts and souvenirs from our online store.
Te Papa Store, Level 2 – WWI bookshop
Opening hours: 10am–5pm, every day (except Christmas Day)
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.