Te Papa Architectural Tour

Te Papa Architectural Tour

See Te Papa through fresh eyes by taking part in a tour of our landmark building.

Discover the museum’s architectural features and gain insight into the building’s rich bicultural symbolism. You’ll see Te Papa from new angles during this 60 minute tour, which will highlight the design features of the building’s interior, exterior, and basement.

Even for seasoned visitors, this tour offers the rare chance to hear about how Te Papa’s history reflects our evolving national identity, and the role it plays in caring for our shared cultural heritage.

The tour is free; koha is appreciated but not required.

Meet at the Information Desk, Level 2 in Te Papa, 55 Cable Street.

Tour Programme

Mon 26-Fri 30 Oct: 10:00am daily

Sat 31 Oct: 09:30am

Sun 1 Nov: 11:30am


No booking is required. Subject to availability.

Location: Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa 55 Cable Street, Te Aro, Wellington. Meet at the Information Desk, Level 2 – 55 Cable Street

Cost: Free / Koha

Duration: 1 hour

Contact: tours@tepapa.govt.nz

Accessibility: Please email ahead if you have mobility requirements

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa is Aotearoa New Zealand's national museum.

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