Family trails 

Art Detective family trail
 
Join the Crafty Art Detective Agency!

Art Detective

Kids, join the Crafty Art Detective Agency, put on your detective gear, and get sleuthing!

Te Papa's kids' art quest takes you through our art galleries on Level 5.

We've created a new quest for the new season of Ngā Toi | Arts Te Papa. For all you experienced detectives, there are lots of new clues to follow and mysteries to solve – and cool stuff to make along the way!
Recommended ages: 6–10
Pick-up point: Whare Toi | Arts Studio, Level 5 – limited numbers available
Approximate duration: 45–60 minutes (or complete the quest over separate, shorter visits)

Activity trails for older children can be found in the education section.

Tyrannosaurs Family Trail

Tyrannosaurs Family Trail

Budding dinosaur hunters! Tyrannosaur remains have been discovered at Te Papa! Help uncover them with our Tyrannosaurs Trail.

Pick up a kit from the Information Desk, Level 2, and head off on your hunt with family and friends. Find the objects that relate to the different parts of the dinosaur’s body, and scratch off the panels to reveal the skeleton!

Recommended ages: Ages 2 and older
Pick-up point: Information Desk, Level 2
Approximate duration: 45–60 minutes (or complete the quest over separate, shorter visits

Tyrannosaurs – Meet the Family exhibition