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Te Papa Museum Admission & Guided Maori Culture Tour

by Te Papa
per traveller Price is AU$12
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Duration: 1h Free cancellation available No Booking Fees E-voucher (printout not required) Offered in: English Offered in: English

Highlights

  • Guided museum tour to learn about Maori culture & history

  • Ancient & contemporary artwork for a look at Maori tradition

  • Docent with stories about NZ's original Polynesian settlers

  • Hands-on displays for aspiring history buffs of all ages

  • Opportunity to explore the museum following the tour

Highlights

  • Guided museum tour to learn about Maori culture & history

  • Ancient & contemporary artwork for a look at Maori tradition

  • Docent with stories about NZ's original Polynesian settlers

  • Hands-on displays for aspiring history buffs of all ages

  • Opportunity to explore the museum following the tour

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2:00 PM, Tour - Family Ticket in English

Duration 1h

Live Commentary in English. Select this option if your group size is 2 adults and up to 2 children ages 0–15.

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* Select 4 travellers to get the lowest price of AU$11.60

Total price is AU$46.40, taxes included

No booking or credit card fees

2:00 PM, Tour - Single Ticket in English

Duration 1h

Live Commentary in English. Select this option for a single ticket.

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Total price is AU$18.56, taxes included

No booking or credit card fees

2 PM - Family Tour

Duration 1h

Select this option if your group size is 2 adults and up to 2 children ages 0–15.

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Total price is AU$46.40, taxes included

No booking or credit card fees

Te Papa Museum Admission & Guided Maori Culture Tour

Activity Location

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

55 Cable Street

Wellington 6011

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  • Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

    55 Cable Street

    Wellington 6011


Description

Get an up-close look at the history of New Zealand during a guided tour of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa with an emphasis on Maori culture. Peruse the museum's more than 6 floors of artefacts and soak up information from the institute's well-curated exhibits.

Your time at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa begins with an introduction to its collection of fine artwork and cultural relics dating back to 1280, when New Zealand's original Polynesian inhabitants settled the region. See history unfold before your eyes and admire experiential displays geared towards historians of all ages.

Before long, it's time for your tour, which provides a detailed look at Maori culture. A skilled docent directs you to educational corners of the institute, where interesting exhibits juxtapose traditional Maori pursuits like wood carving and weaving with contemporary values, including those of the many Maori service members who volunteered to defend the British Empire during World War II.

During the course of your tour, hear about the complex relationship between the Maori people and New Zealand's constitutional monarch, and learn about the museum's ultimate goal to bring these tumultuous issues to light for progressive educational purposes.


Inclusions

  • Guided tour with admission to the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

  • Live tour commentary provided in English


Know Before You Book

  • Children aged 4 and younger are complimentary when accompanied by a paying adult.

  • The museum's opening hours are 10 AM–6 PM daily.

  • Check-in is 5 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.