Wellington Foyer
Te Taiwhanga o Pōneke

A magnificent Wellington venue, perfect for your large-scale showcase, dinner, or ball.

Wellington Foyer set up for Matariki Gala 2007

Hire the magnificent Wellington Foyer, at the heart of Te Papa, for your large-scale showcase, dinner, or ball.

The Wellington Foyer is six storeys high, with granite floors and a huge circular window framing the city – a spectacular setting among the nation’s treasures.

Book the Wellington Foyer


Size: 781 square metres
Stud height: 30 metres


Theatre style







A smaller space is available in Oceania

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Hire the Wellington Foyer as the venue for your dinner, ball, or other special event.

Book the Wellington Foyer

Email: venues@tepapa.govt.nz
Phone: +64 (0)4 381 7272

Wellington Foyer - Matariki Gala 2012
Choir singing at the large window in the Wellington Foyer
Wellington Foyer - Set up for dinner showing lights
Wellington Foyer - Dinner set up