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The One Room Fan Museum

4 Corunna Avenue, Wellington 6021, New Zealand
6464210720463
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Unique, quirky Lord of the Rings fun

This is the cutest thing I've ever seen. A one-room museum about the Lord of the Rings movies in... read more

Reviewed May 19, 2018
eac1
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Down Under
An unexpected delight in the suburbs

I've lived in Wellington for many years, and was delighted to hear of this museum opening up... read more

Reviewed April 30, 2018
NZNoldor
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Wellington, New Zealand
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A personal collection documenting the fantastic journey of some Wellington Lord of the Rings fans who were ringside when the movies premiered. Home to memorabilia, autographs, costumes, and a professional feel-good documentary. Interactive fun complementing other LOTR activities. Hosted in a friendly Kiwi home 10 minutes from the city centre. Open 10-2 Fridays and 11-3 Saturdays. By donation.
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4 Corunna Avenue, Wellington 6021, New Zealand
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Reviewed May 19, 2018

This is the cutest thing I've ever seen. A one-room museum about the Lord of the Rings movies in Wellington - packed with souvenirs, autographs, memorabilia, and, most of all, the story of family and friends coming together to enjoy the Lord of the Rings...More

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Reviewed April 30, 2018

I've lived in Wellington for many years, and was delighted to hear of this museum opening up. Wellington was the basis for the biggest movie of all time, and nobody else is really focussing on how it affected the local fans. Now, Kathy and Liz...More

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Reviewed April 16, 2018

Brilliantly friendly, very unexpected and defiantly enjoyable. Expressive and passionate people run this show and love to hear your own LOTR journey. Defiantly for the die hard LOTR trilogy fans. Not like a trip to the Weta Cave or anything like that. BY FANS FOR...More

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Reviewed February 22, 2018 via mobile

This is an awesome experience for every Lord of the Rings fan, so much fun to dress up, talk to the enthusiastic owner and watch the inspiring documentary of their journey. Just ring at the door and you will be welcomed warmly (she even let...More

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Kathy D, Owner at The One Room Fan Museum, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2018

Thank you Katharina, it was such fun meeting you and sharing the LOTR passion with a fellow traveller. I'd love to see your photos, you looked so fantastic in the costumes!

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Reviewed February 17, 2018

This little museum has a great collection of fan-made costumes swords, axes etc, good for dressing up and getting cool photos. There's also newspaper clippings from the time the movie was released, models etc. The video is brilliant - it (and the museum) are about...More

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Reviewed February 11, 2018

We really enjoyed our visit last year. As Wellingtonians ourselves, it took us back to the far off days (2003!) when Wellywood hosted the world premiere of the Return of the King - the end of the filming of the trilogy that made such a...More

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Reviewed February 10, 2018

It was a lot of fun meeting the owner who has set up this collection in her home. We watched a neat video all about her and her family attending the films world premier and events leading up to it. Then we got to dress...More

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kathy d, Owner at The One Room Fan Museum, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2018

Thanks, we had a great time too!

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