Museum of New Zealand

Te Papa Tongarewa

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The Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa is the national museum and art gallery of New Zealand, commonly known as Te Papa which translates to "the place of treasures of this land".

Te Papa is open 365 days a year from 10am−6pm (late night 9pm Thursday). Free entry but charges apply to some short-term exhibitions and activities.

Te Papa

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Contact Details

Email: mail@tepapa.govt.nz

Phone: 644 381 7000

Wellington Address:
PO Box 467

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Janneke van Krieken

Netherlands

Ranking: 7/10

Loved the exposition about how volcanoes work and the geological history of NZ. Clear explanations and interactive fun (an earthquake room). The Maori exposition and great war place were a little boring.

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Nina Feulner

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Very interesting museum. You can learn a lot about the history and geography of New Zealand!! And hey, it is free to go there!!

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Vic Baughen

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

Good value.

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Chris Arnold

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Really informative and well put together museum and food and drinks were delicious.

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Daisy Hoopers

England

Ranking: 10/10

The best WW1/Gallipoli exhibition I have seen. Peter Jackson has done an incredible job at bringing the past to life in an engaging, educational manner. Highly recommend.

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Anders Frank

Denmark

Ranking: 8/10

Went and saw the new bug special exhibition. Very good set up but quite expensive for the exhibition. A lot of interactive parts made it fun.

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Ingrid Maple

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

Insightful Maori history with numerous artefacts on show. Easily spent a few hours there with different exhibits to please most.

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Ral Pritchard

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Incredible and emotional experience. It makes us realise how damn lucky we are.

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Gary Williams

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Great displays. Very interactive. Cheap (free)! Food is sensibly priced in the cafe.

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Chaulet

France

Ranking: 10/10

Incredible, to go, visit, see.

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Kimberley Gardien

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Good free WiFi. Nice displays of all kinds of things, especially about the history of New Zealand.

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Flip Hoogeveen

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Very nice, great building, nice and clean.

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Erna Muller

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Nice architecture, good information about New Zealand and nice shops. Information desk was good.

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