Te Papa

Address: 55 Cable Street, Wellington

Getting there

Nearest bus stop: Te Papa, Cable Street 

Parking: Te Papa car park

Access information

Te Papa is well set up for individuals and groups with disabilities and special needs. Most of the spaces are accessible to people with mobility impairments, including all exhibitions, some special attractions, and most toilets.

Te Papa have manual wheelchairs and a scooter for people with impaired mobility.

About Te Papa

New Zealand's innovative and interactive national museum is set in a breathtaking location on Wellington's waterfront. The Museum has attracted over 16 million visitors since opening in 1998 and is a ‘must see' on any visitor's itinerary.

Explore the great treasures and stories of this country - its unique natural environment, Mäori culture and taonga (treasures), art heritage, and fascinating history.

With a combination of the latest technology and classic story-telling, Te Papa educates, entertains and inspires. Experience an exquisitely carved marae, walk through living native bush, and be shaken in the Earthquake House. Get hands-on in Discovery Centres, then come face to face with a colossal squid and explore its life through 3-D animation. Venture into Our Space, a multimedia adventure and adrenalin-filled motion simulator rides.