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.
10.00am to 5.00pm every day, except Christmas Day.
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.
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.
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.
T: +64 4 475 3578
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.
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
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.
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