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Experience the whole of New Zealand in one building! Te Papa is New Zealand's bold, innovative and interactive national museum. Explore the great treasures and stories of this country, its unique natural environment, Maori culture and taonga...more
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This was one of our favourite activities on our trip to Wellington. 2 adults, and 2 kids 17yrs and 12 yrs, and everyone enjoyed it. It is a very well set out museum, with beautiful themed ehibits and lots of interactive activities and displays that...More
This was my 3rd trip to Te Papa and every time I go there is something new worth seeing. The Gallipoli exhibition was quite surreal and emotional by the end. The human statues were amazing the detail was so real worth the visit just to...More
Te Papa is a MUST visit every time we go to Wellington, and as it is often wet and windy there, a warm dry place with plenty of interest is quite helpful. There are always new exhibitions, this time we say the Toi Art displays...More
Te Papa is a place I used to take my children on visits to Wellington every school holidays. We never had enough time to see everything and always found a new nook and cranny to explore. This time, on my own, I had a look...More
We were recommended to visit this museum and were told we could easily spend a whole day there. Unfortunately we did not have all that time, but we did go into the Gallipoli exhibition - "The scale of our war". We spent nearly 2 hours...More
With the Anzac memorial exhibit still being there so glad to be able to show my wife,
But just in general the whole building and everything els about New Zealand art and crooked earth.
And all for free :)
Will go again when...More
If you are interested in war or the Maori people, then the museum holds two of the best exhibitions I’ve seen in a long time. The Maori exhibition is really beautiful. And the war exhibition is beyond what I had expected, with a lot of...More
This museum is free to enter and very worth your time and energy. The current Gallipoli exhibition is excellent and very moving. There is art and history and I came across children performing the hacka (not sure how you spell that but the dance thing...More