55 Cable Street
Wellington 6011
Tel: 04 381 7000


TE PAPA is New Zealand’s innovative and interactive national museum, with great treasures and stories of this country – its unique natural environment, Maori culture, art heritage, and fascinating history.

How to get there

On foot: In central Wellington you’re rarely more than 20 minutes’ walk from TE PAPA. You’ll find us on the waterfront, right in the heart of Wellington.

By Bus: Most Wellington buses (including those from the airport and railway station) stop along Courtenay Place and Willis Street. From these stops, it’s just a few minutes’ walk to Te Papa. Check timetable at https://www.metlink.org.nz/#timetables 

By Taxi: Te Papa is located about 20 minutes from the airport and a ride is about $35.

By Car: Take the Aotea Quay exit when driving south into central Wellington along the SH1 motorway. Continue along Waterloo, Customhouse, and Jervois Quays, which lead directly into Cable Street and Te Papa’s convenient car park.

Parking fees:
Delegates can park at TE PAPA for a discounted rate of $10 per day.  You just need to validate your parking ticket at the conference registration desk.