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Family Fun Day: Everything Aztec

Family Fun Day: Everything Aztec

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  • Sun 1 Dec ’13, 10:30am – 3:30pm


Te Papa, 55 Cable St, Wellington


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Free Admission

Wellington Foyer, Level 2, and Amphitheatre, Level 1
Free entry

Te Papa’s all about family activities on the first Sunday of each month. Join us for a brilliant day of family crafts and other activities. Make toys, play games, and learn all about what life was like for Aztec kids.

10.30am–3.30pm: Learn to play Patolli, a favourite Aztec board game. Colour in your own Patolli board, take it home, and play again with your friends and family. Wellington Foyer, Level 2

10.30am–11.30am: Make a wheeled toy animal, just like the ones Aztec children used to play with. (Repeated 2.30pm–3.30pm). Wellington Foyer, Level 2

11.30am–12 noon: Explore the trials and tribulations of growing up in the Aztec world with Lynette Townsend, our Aztecs curator. Join Lynette for an exciting and interactive talk on what being an Aztec kid was all about! Wellington Foyer, Level 2

12 noon–1pm: Play Emperor Montezuma’s favourite game and join in on our Totoloque competition. Can you hit our golden target? There will be a prize for the winner of each group! Amphitheatre, Level 1 (weather permitting)

1pm–2.30pm: Join Fifi Colston and Steve Templer for an Aztec art workshop. Note that this special event will be repeated on 8 December. Wellington Foyer, Level 2

Aztecs – Sunday Family Day
Special offer: Buy 1 ticket for a child, get 1 adult ticket free

Kids, bring Mum and Dad to Aztecs this Sunday, and they’re in for a real treat.
With each ticket bought for a child, one adult enters free. Don’t forget Nan and Pop!

Offer available Sun 1 Dec only – be in quick! Buy your tickets for this special offer at the Info Desk, Level 2.

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