Hire the entire museum or choose a room to suit your needs.
Entertain your guests in style in the historic and fully restored former Board Room of the Wellington Harbour Board. The room’s high stud and ornately carved wooden furniture reflect the powerful aura of the Harbour Board in its glory days. Guests enter the Museum through the northern entrance door, and climb the beautiful Rimu heritage staircase into the lobby area, before entering the board room itself.
The Todd Foundation Room is the museum’s multipurpose space, suitable for your next meeting, workshop or lecture. It is situated in the northern end of the building with separate access via the heritage staircase or lift. This room has the benefits of independent air conditioning, additional natural lighting and inbuilt audio visual equipment.
Positive Pirates - learn to tie secret knots & hear stories of adventure on the high seas. Paddy the Wanderer - re-live the adventures of the famous stray dog that was handed the keys to the city. Taniwha Tales - hear fabulous stories of the magical creatures that may once have inhabited our harbour. View some feedback from a recent birthday party.
Prices start from $300 for up to 15 kids. Additional kids will incur a $20pp cost with a maximum number of 20 able to be accommodated.
Ideal for ages 4 years and up.
Positive Pirate Party
Paddy the Wanderer mascot
Enjoy the Museum during your event. It is possible to have the entire Museum operating while your function is on. This will enable your guests to enjoy the stories of Wellington city and sea as part of their evening’s entertainment. Food and drink may be consumed in many parts of the Museum during your event for up to 350 guests.
A charge of $500 per hour (minimum 3 hours) will apply for the entire Museum to be open. Additional staff costs will also apply.