Wellington Museum

Wellington Museum is a treasure trove of curiosity for adults and children alike. Discover Wellington’s colourful past, and events that have shaped the city into the creative and vibrant capital.

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Discover the many intriguing stories that makes Wellington the world’s coolest little capital. Housed in a significant heritage building on the waterfront, Wellington Museum offers a wonderful insight into the rich social and cultural history of Wellington.

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Learn more about our capital city with one of Museum Wellington's tours:

A Cup of Curiosity
Feed your curiosity with a tour of Wellington Museum – full of weird and wonderful tales that make Wellington the colourful city it is today.

Ship 'n Chip Tour
Take a voyage through Wellington’s harbour and explore the coastline across the harbour at Matui/Somes Island.


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Physical address

Wellington Museum, 3 Jervois Quay, Queens Wharf, Wellington, Wellington Central, Wellington, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
Open 10am - 5pm daily, except Christmas Day.
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

Proximity to town:
In the heart of Wellington City and close to the beautiful Wellington Harbour

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