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Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
Open daily 10am – 6pm (except Christmas Day)
Te Papa is open from 10am–6pm (except Christmas Day). Find out more about visiting, and what there is to see and do.
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Join either a group or private tour and get the most out of your time at Te Papa. Our friendly and knowledgeable Hosts are highly trained with a knack for bringing the stories of New Zealand’s places and people to life.
Explore Gallipoli before our doors open to the public at 10am. You’ll receive a short introduction from a Te Papa Host, then wander freely at your own pace.
Tour He toro
The perfect way to get an overview of Te Papa’s highlights, Māori taonga, and New Zealand history. Ideal for visitors with limited time or wanting an introduction for an extended visit.
Take an in-depth journey to discover Te Papa’s taonga and hear their stories for insights into Māori culture.
Arrived late in the day? Discover Te Papa’s highlights in this express tour – perfect if you’re short on time.
Join one of our Mandarin Highlights Tours with the option to pair this with a trip to Weta Workshop. 参加蒂帕帕中文导览，赢取维塔工作室之旅机会！
Coming with a group or want an intimate tour experience? Enjoy a private, customised tour in your preferred language and theme.