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Museum of New Zealand (Te Papa Tongarewa) Wellington, New Zealand 0.4 km away
#1 of 30 Museums in Wellington
One of the best museums I have visited ... EVER! Exceptional exhibits, artful artifact presentation, organized, spacious, family friendly, conveniently located amenities (cafes, rest areas, rest rooms, gift shops)...
Unlike many traditional museums with rows and rows of neatly arranged displays, Te Papa is New Zealand's innovative and interactive national museum with its natural environment, Maori culture, important art herita...
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The Great War Exhibition Wellington, New Zealand 1.1 km away
#2 of 30 Museums in Wellington
A great walking city with amazing museums especially The Great War Exhibition created by Peter Jackson.
Wellington is a very lucky city to have a benefactor like Peter Jackson for this exhibit and to have so many great museums.
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Southward Car Museum Paraparaumu, New Zealand 48.8 km away
#1 of 1 Museums in Paraparaumu
Very well presented lots of interesting cars and bikes one of the best motor museums that we have visited we spent two hours looking around but could have stayed longer but had to catch the train back .
One of THE BEST Museums have have visited.
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National War Memorial Wellington, New Zealand 1.0 km away
#3 of 30 Museums in Wellington
Went to see the war exhibit but took a good look around the museums grounds and building too.
The National War Memorial is situated between Puekahu National War Memorial Park and the Dominion Museum which currently has the Great War Exhibit which is highly recommended for a visit.
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Edwin Fox Maritime Museum Picton, New Zealand
#1 of 4 Museums in Picton
You have to pay to visit this attraction unlike council museums but it is well worth it to see the displays.
Visited this lovely little museum while at port in Picton on a recent cruise holiday, and we were pleasantly surprised what a delight the Edwin Fox museum was.
Wellington Museum Wellington, New Zealand 0.5 km away
#4 of 30 Museums in Wellington
... and learn of early Nz history and Wellington in particular... Worth the effort as we can grow while enjoying the presentations and art objects shown to us ...all for a donation unlike foreign museums ...
This has got to be one of the best free museums around.
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The Weta Cave Wellington, New Zealand 4.4 km away
#5 of 30 Museums in Wellington
Weta co-founders Peter Jackson, Richard Taylor, Tania Rodger and Jamie Selkirk allow one to come face to face with some of the characters, props and displays from our favourite movies in the mini-museum, and on th...
We also visited the incredible Gallipoli: The Scale of Our War exhibit at the free Te Papa museum that was created by Weta Workshop and I must say that it was one of the most monumental, painstakingly detailed and...
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Space Place at Carter Observatory Wellington, New Zealand 1.0 km away
#6 of 30 Museums in Wellington
Loved the film, loved the museum, loved the planeterium, the film and the commentary.. Fascinating for sure
Great place, lots of information in the museum section, and they've done a great job with the displays.
Cable Car Museum Wellington, New Zealand 0.9 km away
#7 of 30 Museums in Wellington
Like the other museums in Wellington alot of time and effort has been spent in creating such a great place to visit.
The gift shop, museum and cafe at the top of the ride and the superb views from the lookout at the top made for a memorable return to what was a routine journey during earlier days in Wellington.
Fell Locomotive Museum Featherston, New Zealand 49.9 km away
#1 of 2 Museums in Featherston
Lunch done, it's off to the Fell Locomotive Museum for a leisurely look around what has to be one of the most thoughtfully presented, comprehensive and enthusiastically delivered provincial museums in the country.
I think it is one of the best small museums we've ever visited.
Dominion Museum Wellington, New Zealand 1.2 km away
#8 of 30 Museums in Wellington
It has been the home of several art museums since it opened in 1936 but now is the home of the outstanding Great War Exhibition.
We found the museum very informative and the staff excellent, we also enjoyed an excellent lunch
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City Gallery Wellington Wellington, New Zealand 0.1 km away
#9 of 30 Museums in Wellington
This museum currently has a large and quite wonderful Cindy Sherman exhibition.
A wonderful art museum
New Zealand Police Museum Porirua, New Zealand 20.6 km away
#1 of 2 Museums in Porirua
Lots of activities from dressing up through to clue type games around the museum as well as lots of facts and traditional museum type things for the older visitor.
A fun and informative museum.
Petone Settlers Museum Wellington, New Zealand 6.2 km away
#10 of 30 Museums in Wellington
Such an awesome little museum, very interesting history of the areas in Hutt Valley, this is well worth a visit to anyone who is interested in local history... awesome setup of exhibits...
Excellent small museum divided into three parts - the settlement of Petone, the industries of the area and a WWI-focused display on George Shackleton Hooper, a local lad who died just 22 during the Battle of the S...
The Dowse Art Museum Wellington, New Zealand 13.7 km away
#11 of 30 Museums in Wellington
Dowse is a great modern art museum in the heart of Lower Hutt.
Had a coffee first before heading into the museum.I have been a couple of times with different exhibitions and they are always amazing.This was no different.
Picton Museum Picton, New Zealand
#2 of 4 Museums in Picton
We recently spent three weeks on the South Island, and we learned a huge amount about the country from visiting local museums like the Picton Museum.
Fun, great talking and getting more information from people running museum, place overlooks the harbor, park and public beach, we had a great time, admission $5 per.
The National Whale Centre Picton, New Zealand
#3 of 4 Museums in Picton
This is a compact but attractive museum right on the waterfront of Picton.
Reserve Bank Museum Wellington, New Zealand 1.2 km away
#12 of 30 Museums in Wellington
I always like going to museums at central banks around the world and this is a good little museum if you are interested in old money or economics.
Note though that the address on this is incorrect, it's actually at 1 The Terrace, Wellington The museum is smallish but interesting exhibits and history and purpose of the Reserve Bank on display.
New Zealand Portrait Gallery Wellington, New Zealand 0.7 km away
#13 of 30 Museums in Wellington
Pataka Art + Museum North Island, New Zealand 18.3 km away
#98 of 288 Museums in North Island
What a surprise to find in Porirua one of the most impressive museums in the Southern Hemisphere.
Though there are a great number of low income people there ,it has an excellent Art Gallery and Museum It is well worth the fifteen minute drive from Wellington to see its exhibitions.
Nairn Street Cottage Wellington, New Zealand 1.2 km away
#14 of 30 Museums in Wellington
Otherwise known as Colonial Cottage museum, the site features a wonderful heritage garden (free to enter at any time) as well as the original home which can be visited on a guided tour (for a fee).
Important note: the museum opens at 12pm! (We arrived at 11, and found a good coffee shop a 5 minute walk away called Coffee Supreme) As for Nairn Street Cottage, We had a warm welcome from the young lady who was...
New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts Academy Galleries Wellington, New Zealand 0.5 km away
#15 of 30 Museums in Wellington
Havelock Museum Havelock, New Zealand
#1 of 3 Museums in Havelock
visited in November whilst staying nearby for two nights, it is a lovely well equipped museum and well worth a detour, some very interesting exhibits and machinery
Fascinating museum
He Tohu Wellington, New Zealand 1.4 km away
#16 of 30 Museums in Wellington
Paekakariki Station Museum Paekakariki, New Zealand 36.8 km away
#1 of 2 Museums in Paekakariki
The museum is really good too with lots of memorabilia to look at.
Great place to sit in the warmth with a hot drink and look at the museum pieces laying about
The One Room Fan Museum Wellington, New Zealand 2.5 km away
#17 of 30 Museums in Wellington
A one-room museum about the Lord of the Rings movies in Wellington - packed with souvenirs, autographs, memorabilia, and, most of all, the story of family and friends coming together to enjoy the Lord of the Rings...
This little museum has a great collection of fan-made costumes swords, axes etc, good for dressing up and getting cool photos.
Wellington Tramway Museum Wellington, New Zealand 39.5 km away
#18 of 30 Museums in Wellington
Also toured the tram museum and had a cuppa at the little cafe at the top.
- the Museum interesting.
National Archives Wellington, New Zealand 1.4 km away
#19 of 30 Museums in Wellington
New Zealand Cricket Museum Wellington, New Zealand 1.2 km away
#20 of 30 Museums in Wellington
The museum attracts many keen cricket fans, but is also a delight for any lover of history or museums.
Kapiti Coast Museum Waikanae, New Zealand 51.9 km away
#1 of 1 Museums in Waikanae
Excellent local history museum
Nostalgia museum