Visitor Information

Long term exhibition

See the only colossal squid specimen on display in the world, right here at Te Papa.

The Colossal Squid exhibition is located in Mountains to Sea on Level 2 of Te Papa's Cable Street building.

The condition of the colossal squid is checked yearly. As long as it is stable, it will stay on display.

Entry is free.

The Museum is open from 10am to 6pm every day of the year and until 9pm on Thursdays.

See photos of the exhibition.