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“Take Time” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Museum of New Zealand (Te Papa Tongarewa)

Museum of New Zealand (Te Papa Tongarewa)
55 Cable St, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-381 7000
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Ranked #2 of 125 Attractions in Wellington
Type: Museums
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Owner description: 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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Twizel, New Zealand
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“Take Time”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

Loved the Impressionist exhibition which was on when we were there, and the World of Wearable Art display was amazing.
Great for children as well.
The cafe has excellent food - and the prices reasonable - highly recommended

Visited November 2013
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“Fabulous Museum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

A great way to spend a few hours, fabulous museum and I especially enjoyed the special exhibition of Impressionist paintings.

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“must see”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

This truly was a fabulous, must see experience, really gave you great information on New Zealand history, took us most of the day and still came away feeling we missed some things.

Visited November 2013
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“Outstanding museum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

I often don't like museums, as they seem so quiet and sterile - well, this one is NOT like that! It has been designed such such creativity, you will want to spend plenty of time to really go through the entire thing. Beautiful modern building with the exhibits using the most advanced of technology.

Visited January 2013
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“a great museum”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

a place to learn about New Zealand history, world history and nature. you can spend many hours here with something for all ages. you can spend as much or as little time here as you wish and keep returning as it is free entry (like so many museums in NZ) but a donation is worthwhile.

Visited September 2013
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