Puke Ariki includes a museum, libraries, an i-SITE and a research centre. Select the part you would like to visit for information on location, parking, hours and facilities.

Opening Hours

Puke Ariki Museum, Library, the i-Site and the Taranaki Research Centre are all open Monday to Friday 9am - 6pm and Saturday and Sunday 9am - 5pm. The Library is also open from 9am - 9pm on Wednesdays.

Hours vary for the community libraries.

To find out when we are open check out our Opening Hours.

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Building Map

Our building map can help you find your way around our central New Plymouth site. You can see where to find:

  • building entrances
  • toilets
  • ramps
  • car parking  and more.

Building Map

Venue Hire

Looking for a venue for your special occasion? You can hire the Puke Ariki Museum foyer or a selection of other rooms both at our central New Plymouth site and at some of our community libraries.

Read more

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