Family Activities:

Museum of New Zealand (Te Papa Tongarewa)


Museum of New Zealand (Te Papa Tongarewa)

55 Cable St, Wellington

If you’re interested in museums and culture, but fear the kids will find a regular museum boring, this fun-filled, six-floor, interactive space is for you. The Museum of New Zealand is rated as the top place to visit in Wellington, with its riveting and interactive displays that show a wide range of the area’s history and culture.

Floors range from showing the indigenous maori culture and New Zealand’s dynamic art heritage, to the treaty of waitangi and the gallipoli war. To get full use out of this place, you will need to schedule it in for at least three to four hours.

Bonus: admission is free!


10 a.m. to 6 p.m.