Holiday Learning Programme: Robotics and Innovation

Come and explore the world of robotics and innovation! Programme a robot to move around the museum, invent something to make our lives easier, and have a go at flying a Lego drone.

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  • When Fri 6 Oct 2017, 10:00am–3:00pm
  • Where
    Hīnātore | Learning Lab, Level 4
  • Cost $58. Suitable for ages 6–13. BYO lunch. All materials provided.
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Te Papa is the home of some amazing innovations that have been created by New Zealand to make our lives easier. We will be looking at these to get some inspiration about how we could change the future, and then taking these ideas back to the lab and seeing what we can program and create!

Creation Stations: Activities throughout the day

Art Bots

Create a bot that makes stunning art pieces for you to take home.

Child looks at robot she's made


Making robots, 2017. Te Papa

Invention Station

Using our electronic kits and other materials, can you create something that will make life easier?


Can you programme a robot to follow a path, or? How about move around the museum on its own? Can you help our robot Dash to solve his problems?

Lego Drones

See if you can build and fly one of our LEGO Lego drones.

Drone made from lego


Lego drone, 2017. Photograph by Rachael Hockridge. Te Papa

Robotics and Innovation sessions

Fri 6 & Wed 11 Oct 2017 (join one session or both)