An elegant versatile 375 square metre conference venue in Te Papa with lots of natural light. Enjoy sweeping views of Wellington harbour from the private balcony.

Venue capacity

Type of event  Capacity 
Cocktails 250
Theatre style 158
Banquet 140
Classroom style 96
Cabaret 70
Boardroom 30
U-Shape 36

About the space

Location: Te Papa, 55 Cable St
375 square metres
Stud height: 2.94 metres

The floor-to-ceiling windows in Icon allow for bright and vibrant day functions, while black-out curtains, and state-of-the-art AV, create a moody ambiance for evening events. This versatile venue is ideal for cocktails and conferences.

Icon is located off Te Papa's bustling foyer – connecting your guests to Aotearoa's history through its national collections.


If you want outstanding food, our in-house chefs can accommodate anything from healthy breakfasts to indulgent degustations. Our philosophy is to nourish people and ideas with local, sustainable, and delicious cuisine.

Or, head out enjoy Wellington’s world-class hospitality scene. Both our spaces are in the city centre with lots of food options nearby.

Our food philosophy