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Events and exhibitions at Wellington Museum, Space Place, the Cable Car Museum and Nairn Street Cottage.


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The Barbie Collector

Pop-up exhibition 22nd July – 8th Oct.

Wellington Children’s Art Exhibition

Art for and by Wellington tamariki. 23rd Sept-7th Oct.

Koinobori Windsock Drop-in Workshop

Make a Japanese windsock to take home. 23rd Sept, 27th Sept & 4th Oct. 

The Barbie Collector: Toy Theatre

Lights, camera, action! 28th Sept & 5th Oct.

[SOLD OUT] Science Bites: Edible Science Workshop

Join us these school holidays for Science Bites, our edible science workshops for ages 8-12. 28th Sept, 29th Sept, 5th Oct, 6th Oct.

Seniors’ Week Space Place Tour

A guided tour of Space Place for Seniors. 2nd October.

The Good, the Bad and the Barbie

A curator talk with Megan Dunn. 8th Oct.

The History of Resistance Tour

with Matariki Williams. 13th Oct.

Capital Conversations

with Fifi Colston. 17th Oct.

Life Drawing at Wellington Museum

 With art supplies from Gordon Harris. 29th Oct.

We are Guardians

Showing now at Space Place. Book now.

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.

Wellington Museum’s Ship ‘n’ Chip Tour

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

Astronomy on Tap

Explore the Universe. No international travel needed. 29 August, 26 September & 31 October.

Pink Floyd – Dark Side Of The Moon

Showing now at Space Place. Book now.

Te Whanganui-a-Tara

Wellington Museum’s new ground floor exhibition

The Attic

You never know what you’ll find…

Ngā Tohunga Whakatere

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

Wellington Museum Low-Sensory Hour

Explore local treasures in a calm and quiet space

Nairn Street Cottage Tour

Old world charm five minutes from the city.

Cup of Curiosity Tour

Discover the cool and quirky stories of Pōneke.

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