$12 – $15 per tour, must be booked online here. Bookings will not be available on the night.

How we digitise our collection objects

30 minutes – $12

Go behind the scenes into our imaging lab with Imaging Manager Michael O’Neill. See how our taonga are photographed, 3D scanned, and digitised for Collections Online. Book the 7.30pm tour

Book the 8.15pm tour

Art Tours – Pictures of People and Decorative Arts

45 minutes – $15

Do we value portraits for who they picture, or because of who painted them? How did collecting occur and why? Book the 7.15pm tour

Book the 8.15pm tour

Conservation Tour – Preserving the Well Preserved and the Unpreserved

30 minutes – $12

Discover the technologies used by conservators to care for our precious collections with Textiles Conservator Nirmala Balram and Paintings Conservator Linda Waters. Book the 7.30pm tour

Book the 8.15pm tour

Botany Collection
30 minutes – $12
Go behind the scenes in the museum to experience
Te Papa’s herbarium of botanical treasures up close. It is one of Te Papa’s biggest collections, with some 300,000 lots.  We’ll look at the diversity of plants included
Book the 7.30pm tour

Book the 8.15pm tour

Hīnātore | Papa Ako: A new approach to museum learning

30 minutes – $12

Join Te Papa’s Education Specialists and have a go at a hands-on experience based on their ‘Gallipoli Perspectives’ programme where you will utilise 3D scanners in groups after viewing one of the larger than life figures in the exhibition Book the 7.30pm tour

Book the 8.15pm tour

 

See our series of short talks

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