Phone: 04 472 8904

Hours Open:

  • Weekdays: 10am–5pm
  • Weekends: 10am–5pm
  • Closed on Public Holidays

Venue Types: Museum, Education provider, Historic

Amenities: Wheelchair Access, Toilets, Guided Tours Available, Gift Shop

Suitable for Ages: Families

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Recently named one of the top 50 museums in the world by The Times, UK, Wellington Museum tells the fascinating stories of Wellington’s social, cultural and maritime history.

Despite its relatively young age, Wellington is a vibrant city, renowned for its culture and creativity, and with a remarkable history.

Housed in the historic 1892 Bond Store, Wellington Museum's importance to the city cannot be overlooked. Inside, precious objects and innovative exhibitions combine to explore the intriguing, often curious, stories that have helped shape Wellington. Offering a diverse range of experiences from a time-walk through the ever-changing landscape of Wellington over the last 100 years, to a more modern take on the region with guided expeditions – it’s the complete package for visitors who want to experience Wellington, past and present.

Open from 10am to 5pm every day, with free entry - it’s the perfect window to Wellington.

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