Venue Hire

Whether it’s a small gathering, a board meeting, cocktail function or a wedding, Museums Wellington has a venue to suit you and your budget!

Our dedicated staff can offer a range of bespoke facilities and services to make your event truly one to remember.



Historic grandeur on the waterfront

Wellington Museum is our largest venue, and can host up to 500 people. Choose from the historic von Kohorn room, the Draftman’s room, or the whole Museum for your guests to explore and mingle in.

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Space Place at night


We can guarantee a starry sky!

Just a five minute trip from the CBD on Wellington’s iconic Cable Car, Space Place at Carter Observatory can accommodate up to 180 people. A planetarium show or telescope viewing (weather dependant) can be built into your booking by special arrangement.

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Old world charm five minutes from the city.

Discover the history of our settlers at the delightful Nairn Street Cottage Museum. This venue offers an intimate indoor and outdoor setting for your next event. Nairn Street Cottage is within walking distance of the central city, but feels totally removed from the hustle and bustle of contemporary life. Enjoy drinks in the Visitor Centre or wander around the beautiful landscaped cottage garden.

Cable Car Museum


Stunning views at the Cable Car Museum!

Located at the top of the Wellington Cable Car, with spectacular Wellington views a few meters away and the Botanic Garden at your feet, this two level Museum is perfect for a cocktail function. The open gallery space, with original cable cars and our working winding room provides a unique venue for those looking for something a little different.


Download our 2019 Venue Hire Booklet here. for room options, specifications and capacity.

Contact us more more information on T: 04 472 8904 or email below.

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