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.
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Cool building. The exhibits require a lot of time to appreciate so budget more than half a day. This is more interactive and less a room of old stuff.
A great museum. Cannot believe it is free!
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Wonderful varied museum with diverse activities and lots of fun for children and free - extraordinary - a good way to spend a rainy day in Wellington. Could be improved with better baby change facilities - we could not find any at all.
Very exhaustive collection on New Zealand's history and lots of information on social, cultural and geological themes. Art collection is the least interesting part.
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It was really beautiful! But very confusing to walk around in there. The World War 1 part was so cool.
Nice, interactive museum. Free WiFi, nice coffee.
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Really educational, enjoyed it very much. Cafe did not have a lot of options and expensive parking. Otherwsie great.
A lot of information, very interesting, spent 4 hours there and could see more but my brain refused anymore into it. Parking a bit expensive and the cafe could have more options, otherwise very impressed.
Huge, great for discovering the history of New Zealand. Take you time to see everything.
As it is free, I would have expected something way below what I saw. Te Papa is big, well made and very interesting.
One of the best museums I have seen. Lots of different things, a really good view of the Maori history. Maybe too overcrowded.
Good museum, free entrance, great to learn more about New Zealand history. FREE.
A free museum, so great, we have enjoyed the part: sea and earth reviewing all the species! FREE.