What’s On


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

For a quick overview of our all upcoming events, download our What’s on across Museums Wellington guide here.

Mittens – Floofy and Famous

Wellington Museum is proud to present Mittens – Floofy and Famous. Sat 4th of July – Sun 11th of Oct.

The Pet Project Workshop

An interactive space for you to create, learn and share. Sat 4th of July – Sun 11th of Oct.

Astronomy on Tap

Explore the Universe. No international travel needed. First Tuesday of every month.

Wellington Museum’s Ship ‘n’ Chip Tour

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

Pinky’s Power Pooch: Service Dog Talk

Hear about the life-changing impact service dog Lyric has had on Pinky Eidersworth’s life. 30th of Sept.

Adult Screen-Printing Class | Sold out

Our popular screen-printing class is back this September! Sold out.

Clucky lays again!

Wellington’s weird and wonderful chicken lays again. 26th – 27th Sept.

School Holidays at The Pet Project Workshop

The purrfect line-up of free school holiday activities. 26th of Sept – 11th of Oct.

Animal Flash Tattoos with Dr Morse Tattoo Studio

A one-day flash tattoo event. 30th Sept.

Mittens’ Expawsé

An Afternoon Exclawsive Q&A Interview with Mittens’ Guardian – Silvio Bruinsma. 3rd of Oct.

Design your own planet

Design your own planet with Capital E and Space Place. 2nd of Oct and 9th of Oct.

Precious Taonga

Curator for the day. Tue 29th Sep, Thurs 1st Oct, Mon 5th Oct and Wed 7th Oct.

Magical Mystery Drawing Tour

We are celebrating Heritage Week with a drawing tour – and that is all we are saying! 1st of Nov.

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