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“A must to visit in Wellington”

Museum of New Zealand (Te Papa Tongarewa)
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Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa Guided Tour
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Maori Highlights Tour
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Ranked #1 of 237 things to do in Wellington
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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 10am to 6pm every day except Christmas Day. General admission is free.
Reviewed October 5, 2012

Amazing museum with a very good and helpful museum hosts. Would recommend this museum to everyone visiting Wellington especially those with kids.

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Reviewed October 4, 2012

I live in Wellington and have been to Te Papa many times, there are always new exhibits, free and ones to pay for. I've seen more exhibits here than i have when i travel, you can go back many times and still enjoy it each time, theres a children's area for kids, and a couple of cafes for lunch.

Lots of interesting exhibits and most of them are free.

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Reviewed October 3, 2012

I'm not a fan of museums but Te Papa is awesome! It's so interactive and colourful, it almost doesn't feel like a museum at all! They have always got special exhibits coming through but the main museum is awesome anyway! There's HEAPS for kids to do too. Quite frankly a must see and the BEST thing to do in Wgtn on a wet day!!

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Reviewed October 2, 2012

What an excellent way to spend 4 or 5 hours. There is so much to see and look at here even if you have children. It was made even better by the fact that it is free.

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Reviewed October 1, 2012

What a wonderful museum. So many things to see and do there is never enough time in one visit but we have to go back every time we visit Wellington and we always see something new.

Thank WetaRotorua
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