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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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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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Such a fantastic museum. You can lose yourself for hours exploring the different sections. I wish we had our nieces with us who would have loved all the interactive explorations... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Such a fantastic museum. You can lose yourself for hours exploring the different sections. I wish we had our nieces with us who would have loved all the interactive explorations. Sad not to have enough time to see it all. Definitely drop in when in Wellington and allow yourself plenty of time!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW via mobile

Yes this is a fantastic museum you should definitely visit the hole look of the museum is art amazing things to see I would recommend for all ages visit soon especially visit the golden years show ok.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

One of the premiere museums I have ever visited. There isn't a dull exhibit to be found. Wish we had much more time to spend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

I've been to Te Papa several times now but this latest visit was the best of the lot. The exhibition of the Great War was exceptional. The models were so realistic right down to the stubble on the men's faces. Just awesome. Although it's a very sobering subject the exhibition really brings it home about WW1. Of course the rest... More 

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

There's so much to see and do that you'll need more then one visit to this museum. It has a good cafe for food. And shops to look and buy New Zealand gifts to bring back home. This place is well worth a visit

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This museum is just wonderful. Helpful customer service team, free entry, amazing exhibits, great facilities. Have visited multiple times but most recently for the Gallipoli exhibition - AMAZING!

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Hastings, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The weather was miserable. We wanted to see the air new zealand display and have a good look around. Great exhibitions and reasonably warm in the building.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Really good museum that is in the central city. The Great War Exhibition is fantastic and well worth a visit for that alone.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Liked seeing some new exhibits. The Gallipoli display was very comprenisive though I have mixed thoughts about the size of the model soldiers etc.

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Whitianga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Wow, want an amazing tribute to our fallen soldiers. Well done TePapa and excellent exhibition. There was only a 20 minute wait and well worth it. Incredibly interesting, incredibly moving and a not to be missed exhibition.

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Additional Information about Museum of New Zealand (Te Papa Tongarewa)

Address: 55 Cable St, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 4-381 7000
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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