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Museum of Wellington City & Sea

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Address: Queens Wharf, Wellington, New Zealand
Phone Number: 6444728904
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Description: The heritage of Wellington is displayed through exhibits that cover the...
The heritage of Wellington is displayed through exhibits that cover the city's Maori roots to its modern mores.
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Cool place cool things to see here about early New Zealand and ship and Things I would recommend this attraction for all ages if you like history

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW via mobile

Cool place cool things to see here about early New Zealand and ship and Things I would recommend this attraction for all ages if you like history

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The Museum of Wellington City and Sea is a favourite of mine. Entry is by donation and it's centrally located and also near ample parking. I visit this museum every time I'm in Wellington. The staff are welcoming, they occasionally host guest speakers, and also have temporary displays on different related to immigration, law & order, ships, NZ history, etc.... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I took the kids (10 and 8) - lots of stuff for them and for the adults and in a great spot on the dockside. thoroughly recommended,

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

The place is not so big, but quite interesting. Unfortunately, on the day I visited, the third floor was close. Among all the things I learned here, I am most glad to know about Paddy the Wanderer. You can buy the book too here, and I did.

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Porirua, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Easy to follow the history of NZ and some great stories. Well laid out and displays are easy to see.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Last month I was invited by a Corporate Company to join them at a new 'Launch " It was an evening function where drinks and fabulous nibbles were served. The location is great - close by to everything; the displays were extremely interesting and I will have to go back as did not have enough time to see everything I... More 

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Plymouth England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

A nice mix of displays which my grandchildren also enjoyed. An interesting film about a sea disaster in Wellington harbour with local people recounting their experiences. Make it part of your day in this marvellous location.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I really enjoyed this museum. Such a great friendly vibe to the place and such a beautiful location!

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The museum was under renovation and only two floors were available. There was a variety of exhibits, mainly on the maritime history. A few exhibits were interactive. The wall panel poster exhibits on the ground floor was very comprehensive in telling the maritime history. Nothing spectacular about this museum, but it may be better once the renovation is completed.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Its Okay, some very interesting parts. Especially liked the timeline which was very educational. Look forward to when the refurbishment work is completed.

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Address: Queens Wharf, Wellington, New Zealand
Phone Number: 6444728904
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington

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