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


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Showing now at Space Place. Book now.

Te Ohonga | The Awakening

Exhibition on now until 21st July.

Late Nights at Cable Car Museum

Celebrating Light Cycles. 11th May – 8th June.

Astronomy on Tap

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

Matariki at the Museum

Celebrate Matariki with Pōneke stories. 1 June – 1 July.

Sci-Fi Sundays: Jim Henson

  Experience the fantastical worlds of Jim Henson like never before. 2nd, 9th and 16th June.

Sci-Fi Sundays: Muppets from Space

Space. It’s not as deep as you think. 2nd June

Life Drawing at Wellington Museum

 With art supplies from Gordon Harris. 2nd June.

Te Ohonga Artists Weaving Demonstration

with Ōtaki Weavers Collective. 8th June.


Dawn Stargazing at Space Place . 11 & 18 June.

Stargazing 101

Astronomy for Beginners. 12th June.

Tree of Remembrance

Mai i te whenua ki te rangi. 14th – 30th June

Rongoā Tī Party

Rongoā Māori workshop. 16th June.

Hākari Below the Stars

A Matariki celebration. 27th June.

Matariki Lantern Making

Create a Matariki lantern with your whānau. 28, 29, 30 June.

Sci-Fi Sundays: Labyrinth

Where everything seems possible and nothing is what it seems. 9th June.

Take a Red Rocket to Space

Stargaze and save! Offer ends 30th Nov.

Sci-Fi Sundays: The Dark Crystal

A hero will emerge! 16th June.

Life Drawing at Wellington Museum

 With art supplies from Gordon Harris. 7th July.

Nairn Street Cottage Tour

Old world charm five minutes from the city. Open weekends.

Wellington Museum Low-Sensory Hour

Explore local treasures in a calm and quiet space

We are Guardians

Showing now at Space Place. Book now.

Cup of Curiosity Tour

Discover the cool and quirky stories of Pōneke.

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

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