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Colonial Cottage Museum

Wellington’s oldest original cottage is home to the story of the Wallis family who lived there for three generations.

A guided tour of Cottage and garden gives a glimpse into the lives of this pioneering New Zealand family.

Tours including entry to the Cottage
every day at 12, 1, 2 and 3pm
$8 for adults, $4 for children (5-14 years). Under 5 years are free.

Or you can stroll around the organic heritage garden at any time and visit our resident chickens.

Contact us to arrange a group tour or education visit on a weekday.

How to find us

The Colonial Cottage Museum is within walking distance of central Wellington. Learn more about the Museum and it's intriguing history or take a sneak peak inside with this 3d view.