Great War Exhibition

Sense the hardship and heroism of World War I. The Great War Exhibition, created by Sir Peter Jackson, brings it home through remarkable objects, colourised photographs and movie-like sets that tell the story of this terrible war.

$15.00 - $25.00
$0.00 - $10.00

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Let the Great War Exhibition take you from a peaceful Belgium village before war broke out into the hell that was World War I. The story is told through a remarkable collection of objects, hundreds of colourised photographs, miniature models and movie-like sets. Learn stories of mateship and heroism. Get a sense of the mud, mayhem and dreadful loss of life in this global war.
Challenge yourself in The Trench Experience! In this extraordinary re-creation of the trenches at Quinn’s Post, experience what it was like for the Anzac troops at Gallipoli.
Add to your visit with a tour from our knowledgeable guides, and check out our temporary exhibitions which showcase WWI themes in greater detail.
Created by Sir Peter Jackson & supported by ANZ.

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Physical address

Great War Exhibition, 15 Buckle Street, Mt Cook, Wellington Central, Wellington, 6011, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
9am to 6pm
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
15-20 minute taxi ride
Proximity to coach terminal:
30 minute walk. Buses go past frequently.
Proximity to town:
10 minute walk from the CBD

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $15.00 - $25.00
(16 year(s) and under)
$0.00 - $10.00
Other charges:
Guided Tours, Adult $10 Child $5. Quinn's Post Trench Experience, Adult $20 Child $10. Combo (Admission, Tour & Trench) Adult $40 Child $15. Family discounts available.
Further pricing information:
The Quinn's Post Trench Experience: Due to the popularity of The Trench Experience, we recommend booking online in advance. To ensure you have the best experience, Trench groups are limited to six people per session. Sessions run approximately every ten minutes. The Quinn’s Post Trench sensory experience is recommended for children over 8 years of age with parental guidance, and may not be suitable for all visitors.

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