Wellington Museum

Museum in Wellington

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For an imaginative, interactive experience of Wellington’s social and maritime history, head to this beguiling little museum, housed in an 1892 bond store on the wharf. Highlights include a moving documentary on the Wahine, the inter-island ferry that sank in the harbour in 1968 with the loss of 51 lives. Māori legends are dramatically told using tiny holographic actors and special effects.

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