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Design A Planet

Imagine, design, and explore a universe of your own making!

Tūhura Tuarangi – Aotearoa in Space Showcase

A space science showcase that is truly out of this world these school holidays! 

Tūhura Tuarangi Opening Weekend

3… 2… 1… BLAST OFF!

Discovery Trail + Lion Mask Craft

We’re going on an animal hunt! 

Drop-in Drawing

Wheels, and levers, and buttons, oh my!

Bee Seed Bombs

Save the bees of Te Whanganui-a-Tara 

Design a Repeating Pattern

Our popular design workshop returns!

Te Whanganui-a-Tara

Wellington Museum’s new ground floor exhibition

Once Upon a Time

A very queer book club

The Attic

You never know what you’ll find…

Ngā Tohunga Whakatere

Follow the star path to the land of the long white cloud

Nairn Street Cottage Tour

Old world charm five minutes from the city.

Wellington Museum’s Ship ‘n’ Chip Tour

Take a guided tour through Wellington Museum and a trip to Matiu/Somes Island.

Wellington Museum Low-Sensory Hour

Explore local treasures in a calm and quiet space

Cup of Curiosity Tour

Discover the cool and quirky stories of Pōneke.

Take a Red Rocket to Space

Experience the magic of the Cable Car as you blast off to Space Place on a red rocket from the heart of the city.

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