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32 things to do in Wellington

Wellington is the capital of New Zealand and is home to museums, activities, great food, great drink, and great people! The city sprawls through the staggering New Zealand coastline and is a brilliant and convenient place to visit if you’re travelling through to the South Island. It has lots of hidden treasures to find when it comes to food, drink, culture, and activities so what are you waiting for!

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Are you interested in trains, seriously or casually? Then the Carterton Railway Museum is the perfect one for you! The museum is located in the Carterton Railway Station precinct. The precinct houses railway memorabilia of the …

The Museum takes visitors ‘up close and personal’ with policing methods of the past, present, and future, and some of the most outstanding events in New Zealand’s social and political history are revisited and examined from …

Located on the shores of Wellington harbour, the Petone Settlers Museum Te Whare Whakaaro occupies one of New Zealand’s most significant memorial buildings, the Wellington Provincial Centennial Memorial. It officially opened on 22 January 1940 and, …

Step back in time see how Wellington’s most iconic transport system has developed. Located in the original winding house for the cable car system and set over two floors, the museum houses the winding mechanism operational …

The Holocaust Centre of New Zealand inspires and empowers action against antisemitism, discrimination, and apathy, by remembering, educating, and bearing witness to the Holocaust. Started by a small group of volunteers including Holocaust survivors, refugees, and …

You’re completely surrounded by The Lord of the Rings in this Museum! There is heaps to see. They have treasures from the time of the premieres of the films in 2001-2003, displays of action figures and …

Using real old Wellington trams, you can take a return ride of nearly four kilometres through the Wellington Region’s premier coastal park, – through the coastal dunes and with views of Kapiti Island. The trams date …

The Wrights Hill Fortress, built during World War Two, the Fortress located in Karori, Wellington consists of an underground network of tunnels, operation rooms and three gun emplacements. Society members take the public on a one …