An overnight sprinkler activation has forced Te Papa to close its doors today.
The Fire Service was called to the national museum last night after sprinklers in the foyer went off.
The museum said in a tweet that its collections were not damaged.
It was expected to open again tomorrow.
Had a fire service call out at Te Papa tonight, there was no fire, some sprinklers activated in the foyer but people & collections are ok.— Te Papa (@Te_Papa) August 17, 2016