Nau mai Haere mai! Welcome to Te Manawa

Entry into the Museum is FREE

There may be may be a ticket charge for major exhibitions.

Easter Hours

Te Manawa will be closed for Good Friday, open Saturday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday from 10am to 5pm.

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Dark Room: Dare to enter the dark room! A new space created within Te on the photo for more information:

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 Playful Heart: Playful Heart Project is well underway! Stay updated and get involved with the planning of an excting outdoor community playspace at Te Manawa Museum of Art, History and Science. click on the photo for more information:  

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Te Manawa is new, innovative, different, open, flexible and modern. Te Manawa is a place of ideas, exhibitions, and collaborations. Te Manawa is an Art Gallery, Museum and Science Centre, a meeting place, a party venue, a performance space. Te Manawa is for you and me, us and them, for strangers and locals, for travellers and residents, it is a place for everyone - come and make it your own!

  • Battle of the Noble Savage

    29 Mar - 20 Jul

    Greg Semu is an Auckland born, now Sydney-based artist. This exhibition is an archetype of salvation, a symbolic gesture of hope for cultural kind battling against... Read More
  • Black Rainbow

    22 Mar - 22 Jun

    Black Rainbow features works by Ralph Hotere alongside Michael Parekowhai’s Venice Biennale 2011 entry, He Korero mo Te Awanui o Te Motu: story of a New Zealand... Read More
  • Costly Habits - Costumes Inspired by Shakespeare

    16 Apr - 20 Jul

    Costly Habits - Costumes Inspired by Shakespeare 16 April to  20th July 2014     ‘Costly thy habit as thy purse can buy, But... Read More