Tai Tamariki Kindergarten

Museum of New Zealand - Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington, NZ


This 30 child full-time early childhood centre, on the ground floor of Te Papa in Wellington, was opened in February 2010. It is the first early childhood centre in the world to be located within a national museum. Facilities in the centre include open activity areas for learning and play, sleep rooms, child and staff toilets, a laundry area, an office and staff room, a kitchen to provide meals, and an outdoor activity space with central sand pit, as well as a new timber deck cantilevered out over the existing duck pond.

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