About Te Papa

About Te Papa 

Te Papa is New Zealand’s national museum, renowned for being bicultural, scholarly, innovative, and fun. Our success is built on our relationships with and ability to represent our community.

Our collections span five areas: Art, History, Pacific, Māori, and Natural Environment. Our exhibitions are interdisciplinary and interactive, and we have dynamic events and education programmes. We also have thriving commercial enterprises, including a publishing division, conference and function operations, cafes, a car park and retail stores.

Read here about our legal foundations, leaders, and sponsors. Find out about our work with communities, including iwi and museums, and learn about our landmark building and our history. Plus discover media resources and job opportunities.

Mō Te Papa – Pānuitia tēnei wāhanga i te reo Māori.

Te Papa is a member of the Council of Australasian Museum Directors.

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