Ngā Rūma Whakarēti kei Te Waka Huia | Venues at Wellington Museum


Whether you’re planning a corporate event, a private celebration, or simply looking for a unique and inspiring venue, the Wellington Museum has something to offer.

Beyond the captivating spaces, Wellington Museum offers a range of additional services to make your event truly special. From catering and audiovisual equipment to guided tours the Museum’s dedicated team is here to help you create an unforgettable experience. Contact us for more information on 04 472 8904 or email us. 

The Attic


Your guests will experience the charm and character of Wellington. This space features heritage rimu columns and floors.

Capacity: 240

Prices start from $3,500

von Kohorn Room


The boardroom of all boardrooms. This first floor room features high coffered ceilings and plenty of windows and light, commanding attention with a court-like feel.


  • Workshop: 48
  • U-shape: 23
  • Classroom: 24 
  • Boardroom style: 28
  • Theatre style: 70
  • Banquet: 60
  • Cocktail: 120

Prices start from $980

Draughtsman’s Room


Ideal for workshops and meetings. This multipurpose space is filled with light and character.


  • Workshop: 28
  • U-shape: 21
  • Classroom: 18
  • Boardroom style: 22
  • Theatre style: 40

Prices start from $650

A night at the Museum


Have the place to yourselves and captivate your guests with over four floors of Wellington’s history.

Capacity: 700

Prices start from $5,000

Capital Room

This space is filled with light and character, you’ll find it hidden away in the Attic.

Capacity: 8

Prices start from $450.

The WH&ESA Room

The museum’s hidden gem. This room is ideal for an intimate meeting.


  • Boardroom: 14 
  • Theatre: 24
  • Classroom: 8

Prices start from $450

Wellington Museum Library

Light and airy room with beautiful views over Queens Wharf.

The room can seat up to 9 people boardroom style, and room hire is $450

The Nest

Coming soon. Enquire here.

Equipment & Catering available

Enquire for full list and pricing.

Half day rates apply for daytime hire. All prices exclude GST. 

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