Old St Paul's

Breathtakingly Beautiful – Wellington's iconic Old St Paul’s is one of New Zealand’s greatest heritage places and one of the best examples of timber Gothic Revival architecture in the world. A ‘must-see’ experience on your visit to Wellington.

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Old St Paul’s is a place of living history, a place that tells the stories – not only of the church but the people of Wellington and the historic suburb of Thorndon.
Constructed entirely from native timbers, the glowing interior is enhanced by stunning stained glass.

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Join a guided tour and hear about the wonderful and sometimes quirky stories of the church, its site and its people on their journey from colony to independent nation.

Our lovely gift shop and all year around Christmas shop features exquisite gifts, decorations and New Zealand keepsakes. Specialising in locally made goods, there is something to suit every taste.

Old St Paul's is just a few minutes stroll from the city centre and its amenities.

Exhibition open. Venue hire.

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Physical address

Old St Paul's, 34 Mulgrave Street, Thorndon, Wellington Central, Wellington, 6011, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
Daily 9.30am - 5pm; closed Good Friday, Christmas Day and for short periods during private functions
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
16km
Proximity to coach terminal:
2 minute walk to central bus terminal and railway station
Proximity to town:
5 minute walk to Parliament and main shopping street

Pricing and Conditions

Further pricing information:
Entry by donation; admission charges apply for groups of 10 or more. Please contact us for details. Guided tours $7.50 pp (please book in advance).

Language support

  Written Spoken
Chinese (Traditional) YES NO
French YES NO
German YES NO
Japanese YES NO
Spanish YES NO

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