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Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa Guided Tour

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    Te Papa Tongarewa is Wellington’s distinctive cultural history museum, a must-see attraction located on the waterfront in the city center. Enhance your visit with an introductory 1-hour guided tour, led by a knowledgeable expert who provides an orientation to the museum's collections.
    Choose from several tour times throughout the day and make your way to the contemporary museum housed in a state-of-the-art building. You’ll meander through intriguing art and design galleries; learn the history of Maori and other Pacific cultures that came into contact with Captain Cook; view photography and natural science displays such as the giant squid; and come face to face with high-tech interactive exhibits. 
    Use your admission ticket to browse the museum further on your own. Stay as long as you like; one can easily spend several hours delving into the exhibitions, gift shop and on-site cafes.
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    There's something for everyone! Make sure you give yourself a few hours at least. The kids loved it.

    Date of experience: December 2018
    Thank A H
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    This museum will blow your mind and leave you enthralled. It needs an entire day to be covered, I visited only two floors and still couldn’t complete it. It has such colours and cultures and rich of history of New Zealand and the world that...More

    Date of experience: September 2018
    Thank SanyaC40
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    We went to the museum as part of a tour whilst on a cruise. Never did we imagine how good it would be and if we had known in advance would have just done that visit only and not been rushed. Excellent tour guide. The...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    Thank Julie J
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Great exhibitions especially loved the weta workshop one about the war with huge solider sculptures the attention to detail is great. Saw the terrocotta solider lanterns which were amazing view at night

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Tawera P
    Reviewed 9 July 2019 via mobile

    What a wonderful exhibition to see x my mother was here from the UK and thoroughly enjoyed it as did family from canada

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank Patsy580
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