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Te Papa's 20th Birthday Celebrations


Wed 14 Feb 2018, 10:00am–9:00pm

Where: Te Papa, 55 Cable St, Wellington

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free


Listed by: tepapaevents

Party with Wellington's favourite brass band the Richter City Rebels, attend a free tour, and explore our exhibitions until 9pm – join us in celebrating 20 years of Our Place.

Short film series – All day:
Enjoy a series of short films that showcase our work across conservation, research, and taonga (treasures). Some have been made by us over the past 20 years, and others are from the collection.

Free tour: 20 years of fun facts - Starting 11am, 1pm, 3pm, 5pm, 5:05pm, 7pm, 7:05pm

Join us for a free tour that includes our favourite facts from around the museum. Bookings required as spaces are limited. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Please meet at the Level 2 information desk 10 minutes prior to the tour starting.

Book your free tour:

Te Papa book launch and panel discussion - 2–3pm:
Join us for the launch of Te Papa – Reinventing New Zealand’s National Museum 1998–2018 by Conal McCarthy. During this hour-long panel discussion enjoy an insight into the vision behind the museum and how it has evolved in the last two decades.

Richter City Rebels Evening Concert - Red Gates Bar, 5:30pm–9pm:
Party with the Richter City Rebels, 'Wellington’s first and finest New Orleans brass band.’ Soak up the evening sun while enjoying a cold brew and a tasty bite to eat from our Red Gates Bar. Have a slice of Birthday cake, or visit the ZM Black Thunder’s “Zone” for giveaways.

(If the weather is bad the event will be held inside Te Papa’s Wellington foyer).

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