School visits

Tūranga offers guided or self-directed tour options for schools.

Guided tour (1 hour)

A guided tour will show you Tūranga floor by floor. We will look at the exciting things on the children’s floor Hapori | Level 1, find the Imagination Station, visit other floors and enjoy the view from the roof gardens on Auahatanga | Creativity, Level 4.

Tours are available during school terms on Tuesday, Wednesdays or Thursdays, and reservations must be made at least two weeks before the visit. The maximum size of the group is 60 persons. A staff member from Tūranga will confirm the appointment. Reservations cannot be made by phone.

Book in your school to visit Tūranga.

Self-directed tours

School and preschool groups are also welcome to visit Tūranga independently. Download a self-guided tour outline [667KB PDF] or do the Bookbot challenge.

Self-guided tour

Explore Tūranga! It is easy to discover Tūranga at your own pace. Each floor has clearly marked signs and floor plans, and staff will be happy to answer your questions.
Download a self-guided tour outline [667KB PDF].

Bookbot Challenge (1.5 hours self-directed)

Meet the Bookbot team and help them find clues to get their broken space ship up and going. Start on He Hononga | Connection, Ground Level and work your way up the floors and complete the various Bookbot challenges to help our heroes fix their ship and return home! This augmented reality experience is great fun for all ages.

Download Bookbots from the Google Play Store or the iTunes App Store and scan the Bookbot targets that are located on each floor of Tūranga. Starting with He Hononga | Connection, Ground Level and work your way up the floors and complete the various Bookbot challenges to help our heroes fix their ship and return home!
Suitable for Year 5 upwards

Specialised Schools Programmes

Specialised Schools Programmes are tailored to students’ individual needs by offering themes that encompass library exhibitions and collections, as well as school inquiry topics.
Find out more.

School Visits Booking

School Visits

Book in your school to visit Tūranga. Complete the form below. All sessions are free unless otherwise specified. * indicates a required field * indicates a required field
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Please get in contact on 941 5140 or email SchoolBookings@ccc.govt.nz for more information.

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