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Museums Wellington

+64 4 910 3140||https://www.museumswellington.org.nz/

Museums Wellington hosts four of Wellington’s key attractions including Space Place, Wellington Museum, Nairn Street Cottage and Cable Car Museum. We offer interactive and fun experiences for the public, reflecting Wellington through exhibitions and events. We are an attraction and event manager, open to the public, the education sector and business sector. Whether you are looking for a fun time, a way to experience a slice of Wellington’s history for yourself or others, a venue, an understanding of your night sky or simply some time out in some creative spaces to reflect, then come and visit. We also recommend keeping up to date on our upcoming events, from music gigs, community events, workshops and courses – we offer a huge range of events across all attractions.

September 2020

Adult Screen-Printing Class | Sold out

September 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
$15.00 Sold out
Red and blue screen printing ink pots

Sold out. Our popular screen-printing class is back this September! In this class, you will learn techniques for using silkscreens and complete your own stencil design to print onto a t-shirt, tote bag, or pillowcase. This workshop gives you the opportunity to create your own wonderful piece of textile artwork. Please bring your own pre-washed and ironed white cotton t-shirt, tote bag, or pillowcase to print onto. Also, come prepared with an idea in mind – there are no limitations…

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Precious Taonga | Tuesday the 29th of September

September 29 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Free
Precious Taonga

What precious taonga do you have in your kāinga? Why are these items special to you? Many different things make taonga precious. As the keepers of some of Aotearoa New Zealand’s most precious objects, National Library and Wellington Museum would like to share a special experience of how we collect, care for, and curate our local and national taonga. Precious Taonga – Curator for the Day whānau programme will begin at Wellington Museum where we will explore our precious collection…

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October 2020

Precious Taonga | Thursday the 1st of October

October 1 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Free
Precious Taonga

What precious taonga do you have in your kāinga? Why are these items special to you? Many different things make taonga precious. As the keepers of some of Aotearoa New Zealand’s most precious objects, National Library and Wellington Museum would like to share a special experience of how we collect, care for, and curate our local and national taonga. Precious Taonga – Curator for the Day whānau programme will begin at Wellington Museum where we will explore our precious collection…

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Precious Taonga | Monday the 5th of October

October 5 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Free 10 spots left
Precious Taonga

What precious taonga do you have in your kāinga? Why are these items special to you? Many different things make taonga precious. As the keepers of some of Aotearoa New Zealand’s most precious objects, National Library and Wellington Museum would like to share a special experience of how we collect, care for, and curate our local and national taonga. Precious Taonga – Curator for the Day whānau programme will begin at Wellington Museum where we will explore our precious collection…

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Astronomy on Tap – October 6th

October 6 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Space Place at Carter Observatory, 40 Salamanca Road, Botanic Gardens
Wellington, New Zealand
$42.00 1 ticket left
Red crescent moon in a wine glass

Explore the Universe. No international travel needed. Astronomy on Tap is a stellar way to travel from Pōneke into the depths of Universe and beyond. Cheers the stars with a date, mate or fly solo. Upon arrival, receive a drink, sit back and relax in our digital full-dome planetarium as we explore the night sky. Complete your trip through the galaxy with our grazing table, cash bar, and a look through interactive exhibitions.   Space Place | $42pp | Tuesday,…

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Precious Taonga | Wednesday the 7th of October

October 7 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Wellington, New Zealand
Free 7 spots left
Precious Taonga

What precious taonga do you have in your kāinga? Why are these items special to you? Many different things make taonga precious. As the keepers of some of Aotearoa New Zealand’s most precious objects, National Library and Wellington Museum would like to share a special experience of how we collect, care for, and curate our local and national taonga. Precious Taonga – Curator for the Day whānau programme will begin at Wellington Museum where we will explore our precious collection…

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November 2020

Magical Mystery Drawing Tour

November 1 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
$10.00

We are celebrating Heritage Week with a drawing tour – and that is all we are saying! Bring along your preferred materials, and we will take you to surprise locations throughout central Wellington, filling your sketchbook as you draw inspiration from Wellington’s heritage sites. In the week before the tour, we will send you heritage clues that will disclose the meetup spot. Please bring your drawing materials and walking shoes. Open to all skill levels and abilities. Bookings are essential.…

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Astronomy on Tap – November 3rd

November 3 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Space Place at Carter Observatory, 40 Salamanca Road, Botanic Gardens
Wellington, New Zealand
$42.00
Red crescent moon in a wine glass

Explore the Universe. No international travel needed. Astronomy on Tap is a stellar way to travel from Pōneke into the depths of Universe and beyond. Cheers the stars with a date, mate or fly solo. Upon arrival, receive a drink, sit back and relax in our digital full-dome planetarium as we explore the night sky. Complete your trip through the galaxy with our grazing table, cash bar, and a look through interactive exhibitions.   Space Place | $42pp | Tuesday,…

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December 2020

Astronomy on Tap – December 1st

December 1 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Space Place at Carter Observatory, 40 Salamanca Road, Botanic Gardens
Wellington, New Zealand
$42.00
Red crescent moon in a wine glass

Explore the Universe. No international travel needed. Tues, 1st of Sept. Astronomy on Tap is a stellar way to travel from Pōneke into the depths of Universe and beyond. Cheers the stars with a date, mate or fly solo. Upon arrival, receive a drink, sit back and relax in our digital full-dome planetarium as we explore the night sky. Complete your trip through the galaxy with our grazing table, cash bar, and a look through interactive exhibitions.   Space Place…

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