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Te Whanganui-a-Tara

Wellington Museum’s new ground floor exhibition

Wāhine Māori: Te Toi o te Ātetenga

Art exhibition part of Te Hui Ahurei Reo Māori o Te Whanganui-a-Tara

Wāhine Māori – Events

Kōrero, waiata and more inspired by Wāhine Māori

Night of Mange

Live music, board games, watercolour painting!

Seniors Week: Wellington Museum Tour

A specially priced tour for Te Wiki Kaumātua: Seniors Week

Wellington Chocolate Factory Tasting

WOW! Chocolate treats and late night shopping

Paper-Making Workshop

Nairn Street Cottage school holidays programme

Creatures From Outer Space

Create aliens out of recycled materials!


Blip, blop, clickety clack, bleep! What’s that spinning sound?

Get Your Hoop On!

Free school holidays hula hoop workshop

Porotiti and Pōtaka Workshop

We’re all in a spin for International Top Spinning Day!

The Evolution of New Zealand’s Domestic Interiors, 1840s-1914

Heritage Week at Nairn Street Cottage

Ngā Tohunga Whakatere

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

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.

Astronomy on Tap

Explore the Universe. No international travel needed.

Wellington Museum Low-Sensory Hour

Explore local treasures in a calm and quiet space

Wellington Museum’s Ship ‘n’ Chip Tour

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

Cup of Curiosity Tour

Discover the cool and quirky stories of Pōneke.

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