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Museum of New Zealand (Te Papa Tongarewa)

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Address: 55 Cable St, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 4-381 7000
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Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Wed 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Description: Experience the whole of New Zealand in one building! Te Papa is New...
Experience the whole of New Zealand in one building! Te Papa is New Zealand's bold, innovative and interactive national museum. Explore the great treasures and stories of this country, its unique natural environment, Maori culture and taonga (treasures), dynamic art heritage, and its fascinating history. Te Papa is located on Wellington's spectacular waterfront. Open every day from 10am to 6pm and until 9pm on Thursdays. General admission is free.
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ANZAC exhibition is a must for all New Zealanders.

Made the trip to Wellington just to see the ANZAC exhibition and it was well worth the visit. It was everything I expected and more. Very heartfelt and I could go again and again... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Made the trip to Wellington just to see the ANZAC exhibition and it was well worth the visit. It was everything I expected and more. Very heartfelt and I could go again and again and see something new each time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Had a guided tour, took an hour and gave us an understanding of where everything was. We allowed 4hours and finished with the Anzac exhibition which was overwhelming.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Brilliant as usual. The scale of our war is beyond belief. So realistic. Incredible attention to detail.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

The ANZAC Story is really worth the queue time. The models, audio and stories a very thought provoking, very moving. A MUST when in Wellington.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

The Gallipoli exhibition was amazing and well worth the visit. Very lifelike huge models and very informative information about the war at Gallipoli and the soldiers living arrangements. Music does get a bit despressive after awhile though.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Absolutely outstanding exhibition of our involvement in Gallipoli during WW1. Display reflected the expertise that Weta Workshops have in building models to show events that happened at Gallipopli. Giant figures with absolutely accurate uniforms, weapons and features were outstanding and unlike anything seen before anywhere. The displays were compelling, interactive, informative and reflective, may they last for hundreds of years... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Kids had a great informative day during Wellington stopover. Good place to hangout for a day and nice views of the harbour

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Wonderful visit, loved Te Papa. Probably one of the best museums I've been to in a long time. Free entry.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

If you come with family, friends or even alone, this place is a nice place to go. They have a nice organized building, good cafe, good free wifi, and you can go on top to see the great view of the harbour and the city. A must see place in Wellington!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Went to see the Gallipoli campaign exhibition. How amazing, the detail, range of exhibits etc. is outstandingly good. Many of the exhibits are animated which makes it really interesting, even for those who are not typical museum goers. This is something every New Zealander should see, I found it quite emotional which was rather unexpected. Equally amazing is the fact... More 

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