Wellington Museum, Wellington

4.6
Take a journey through the capital's history from the earliest days to the modern metropolis at Wellington Museum. Spread over several floors of a historical Victorian building, the museum tells the story of life in Wellington through numerous artifacts, multimedia presentations, and interactive exhibits. On the second floor, dedicated to the region's maritime history, you can find a fully reconstructed ship's cabin and experience what life on the high seas used to be like. Admission is free and guided tours are available. Use our Wellington planner to visit Wellington Museum on your trip to Wellington, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • We are a family with a preschooler, primary aged and tweenagers - everyone really enjoyed it! We have never been to this museum before, and have definitely been missing out! It’s so easy to just go do...  more »
  • Unfortunately this museum didn’t meet our expectations and was more of a small maritime museum with slightly boring displays particularly as we had young children. Personally would not recommend it to...  more »
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