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Cable Car Museum

The award-winning Cable Car Museum brings to life the story of Wellington's iconic cable cars. Situated within the original Winding House, the Museum is home to two of the original grip cars and the historic winding machinery once used to haul the cars through a series of tunnels up the steep incline.

Free entry
Open every day
9.30am - 5.00pm
(closed Christmas Day)

How to find us - the Museum is beside a lookout with the best views of Wellington and at the top of the Botanical Gardens. Carter Observatory is only 2 minutes walk away and the cable car runs every 10 minutes between the Museum and Lambton Quay.

See what's on at the Museum or discover the great activities and tours on offer. Step inside with this 3d view or learn more about the Museum.


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