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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.
Browse New Zealand's rich history through pictures, videos, and articles.
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Download our map and discover the treasures and unique stories of New Zealand on six floors of fascinating displays.
Haere mai and welcome to Te Papa, New Zealand’s national museum.
Te Papa has a full programme of changing exhibitions and events all year. See precious treasures, art, scientific and historic collections, and come along to our range of activities, performances, and talks.
It’s easy to access what you need at Te Papa, from checking in bags to wheelchairs and mobility scooters.