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Te Papa is New Zealand's national museum, offering visitors a unique and authentic experience of this country's treasures and stories. Te Papa is a waharoa, a gateway, to an encounter with the essence of New Zealand's land and people. Wonderful taonga (Maori cultural treasures), art, and objects are presented through fascinating stories, thought-provoking interpretations, and engaging interactives. Prepare to be engaged, stimulated, and surprised!
Over the five floors of our huge building you can explore the breadth of the New Zealand story - from the shaping of its land to the spirit of its diverse peoples, from its unique wildlife to its distinctive visual culture. Te Papa is a place that welcomes visitors of all ages and interests. Along with stimulating exhibitions there are also engaging and fun presentations, including an animated theatre, and a colossal squid specimen and a 3-D animation of the ocean depths. Our Space, presents a multimedia adventure with the latest interactive technology and adrenalin-filled motion simulator rides. With its hands-on learning areas and interactivity, Te Papa is a wonderful place for children.