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.


Te Manawa will be closed on the 25th April, ANZAC Day, until 1pm.  Normal hours, 10am -5pm, resumefrom the 26th April. 

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

Playful Heart Logo

 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:  

Playful Heart Blogspot

Playful Heart Facebook Link

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!

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