Tūhura-tia! | Discoveries every day

Blending art, science and heritage together means Te Manawa is a museum where almost anything can happen. An ever-changing schedule of touring experiences joins a permanent offering of exhibits that tell the story of our people, our environment and our world.

A diverse calendar of events and learning programmes offers opportunities to expand your horizon every day. With something for all ages, stop by and be entertained, challenged and inspired. It’s never too late to see what you’ve been missing.

Schoolboys participate in learning programmes
Discover more about the unique learning experiences Te Manawa offers your family, or your school.
Young man does an acrobatic flip in front of the museum building
Check out the calendar of events and activities happening in your museum.

LAST CHANCE TO SEEBugs! Our Backyard Heroes!

Finishing soon, "Bugs! Our Backyard Heroes" lets you get up close and personal with the living critters that play a vital role in our ecosystems.
Check out our programme of events and activities.

Te Manawa is open under Covid-19 Alert Level One.