Museums Wellington

Website: www.museumswellington.org.nz

Wellington Museum

Wellington Museum shares the fascinating stories of the Wellington region. All housed within the beautiful 1892 heritage building designed by leading architect Frederick de Jersey Clere.

HOURS

10.00am to 5.00pm every day, except Christmas Day.

Free entry.

Bookings are essential for all schools and tour groups. Charges may apply.

HOW TO FIND US

3 Jervois Quay, Queens Wharf

The Museum is located at the heart of Wellington’s waterfront, just two minutes from Lambton Quay and the cable car.

Cable Car Museum

Located in the original winding house for the cable car system and set over two floors, the museum houses the winding mechanism operational from 1902 until 1978. It’s also home to two of the original grip cars that operated on the line.
Step back in time see how Wellington’s most iconic transport system has developed.

HOURS

Open: 9.30am to 5.00pm every day

Closed: Christmas Day

General admission is free. Bookings are essential for all schools and tour groups. Charges may apply.
CONTACT US

T: +64 4 475 3578

E: cablecar@experiencewellington.org.nz
HOW TO FIND US

1A Upland Road, Kelburn

The Museum is located at the top of the Cable Car, a ten minute ride from Lambton Quay.

Nairn Street Cottage

Beautifully presented and rich with history, Nairn Street Cottage was built in 1858 by William Wallis and is believed to be the oldest house in Wellington. Go back in time and discover stories of the original Wallis family and their descendants, who lived in and owned the cottage for three generations.

REOPENING SEPTEMBER 2018

Space Place

At Space Place we share the stories of our southern skies through multimedia exhibits, interactive galleries, the historic Thomas Cooke telescope and our digital, full-dome planetarium. Learn about planets, stars, constellations and galaxies. Complete your trip through the galaxy with gripping stories of space exploration and the magic and science of Māori astronomy.

OPENING HOURS

Normal Opening Hours:

Tuesday: 4pm – 11pm
Friday: 4pm – 11pm
Saturday: 10am – 11pm
Sunday: 10am – 5:30pm

Last entry at 5pm and 10pm

Closed Monday, Wednesday, Thursday

School bookings available Monday-Friday during school hours.

Closed on Christmas day