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A large dramatic function space at the heart of the Museum. Wellington Foyer features an enormous circular window overlooking the city and makes a lovely backdrop for your bridal party table. There’s plenty of space in the foyer for you and your guests to dance the night away.
Bridal party table in front of the window in Wellington Foyer, 2017. Te Papa
Wedding in Wellington Foyer, theming by Red Pebble. Courtesy of Red Pebble
Bridal party table under the window in Wellington Foyer, 2017. Te Papa
Wellington Foyer set up for a wedding, 2009. Photo by Kate Whitley. Te Papa (49960)
Wellington Foyer set up for wedding, 2017. Te Papa
Wellington Foyer, 2015. Photo by Norm Heke. Te Papa (3259)
|6pm||Wellington Foyer closes for setup|
|5.30pm||The couple arrive and photos are taken around Te Papa|
|7.05–7.30pm||Drinks served in main entrance|
|7.30–7.40pm||Guests are seated in Wellington Foyer|
|7.40–7.45pm||Welcome and housekeeping|
|7.50pm||Couple enter the room|
|9.30–9.40pm||Dessert service, tea and coffee|
|9.35–9.55pm||Open floor speeches|
If you’d like to make an appointment to visit Te Papa, we can arrange a dedicated wedding coordinator to show you the venue spaces.
To enquire, please fill out our online form or phone +64 (04) 381 7272.