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Museum of Wellington City & Sea

Discover the intriguing stories of Wellington's history in this historic building filled with precious objects, beautiful displays and stunning technology. READ MORE

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Cable Car Museum

Climb aboard an original ‘relentless red rattler', see the winding machinery and fully restored 1905 grip car and marvel at the history of this unique system. READ MORE

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Colonial Cottage Museum

Step back in time and experience colonial family life with a tour of Wellington's oldest original cottage and its heritage garden - the best example of its type in the country. READ MORE

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collections

From precious Māori Taonga to replica British crown jewels and maritime art – the collection focuses on the history of Wellington. READ MORE

what's on

Sampler Season 2012

Live music, live knitting and yarn bombing

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Museum of Wellington City & Sea
on until 9 September

Free entry

Sampler Season 2012

activities and tours

Ship 'n Chips

Voyage through history to Matiu/Somes Island nature reserve READ MORE

Tales and Rails

Escorted tour of two museums and a ride on the cable car with your very own gripman. READ MORE

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Many Objects Many Stories

In-depth stories of framed objects from the collection

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Museum of Wellington City & Sea 

Sampler Season 2012

learning

Interactive and stimulating education programmes designed to complement your classroom activities – and they are lots of fun.

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