Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (Te Papa)

Te Papa offers a range of informative and inspiring daily tours delivered by highly trained and experienced Te Papa Hosts. The tours enrich the experience of any Te Papa visit, and bring the stories of New Zealand's land and people to life.


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Since opening in 1998, Te Papa has attracted over 21 million visitors and has been a huge success with international visitors as well as local kiwis. Te Papa is a 'must see' on every visitor's itinerary.

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A tour with an experienced, knowledgeable, and fun guide, adds depth to the experience, increases understanding and helps orient the first time visitor.

With a combination of the latest technology and classic story-telling, Te Papa educates, entertains, and inspires.


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Physical address

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (Te Papa), 55 Cable Street, Te Aro, Wellington Central, Wellington, 6011, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
Open every day 10am-6pm (Except Christmas Day)
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
8km to Wellington Airport (15 minute drive)
Proximity to coach terminal:
1.5km to Wellington Railway Station (5 minute drive)
Proximity to town:
Located in the city centre

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $16.00
(10 year(s) and under)
Other charges:
Charges apply for guided tours, special exhibitions and some activities.

Language support

  Written Spoken
Chinese (Simplified) NO YES
Chinese (Simplified) YES NO
Dutch YES NO
French NO YES
French YES NO
German NO YES
German YES NO
Hindi NO YES
Hindi YES NO
Italian NO YES
Italian YES NO
Japanese NO YES
Japanese YES NO
Spanish NO YES
Spanish YES NO

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