Fodor's Expert Review Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Wellington Museum/Gallery
Free Fodor's Choice

Te Papa Tongarewa (the Māori translation is "container of treasures") provides an essential introduction to the country's people, cultures, landforms, flora, and fauna; bringing together the latest technology, interactive exhibits, and storytelling, it shares New Zealand's past and present. Whether you want to enter a carved marae (Māori meetinghouse), walk through living native bush, be shaken in the Earthquake House, or see a colossal squid, there's inspiration for everyone. Don’t miss Gallipoli: The Scale of Our War. Working closely with Weta Workshop, the museum has created a wrenching exhibit that uses giant sculptures, 3-D maps, models, and more to detail New Zealand's involvement in the World War I landings at Anzac Cove.

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Quick Facts

55 Cable St.
Wellington, Wellington  6011, New Zealand

04-381–7000

www.tepapa.govt.nz

Sight Details:
Rate Includes: Free; guided tours from NZ$12; some exhibitions from NZ$15

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