Museum of Wellington City & the Sea, Wellington

Museum of Wellington City & the Sea, Wellington (must see)

The Museum of Wellington City & Sea occupies the Bond Store, a historic building on Jervois Quay on the waterfront of Wellington Harbour. The conversion of this building into a museum building was completed in 1999.

The museum started in 1972 as the Wellington Maritime Museum of the Wellington Harbour Board. In 1989 with the reorganisation of local bodies throughout New Zealand, the Museum was transferred to the Wellington City Council and expanded in scope to include social history of the region. An entire floor of the museum still remains dedicated to Maritime history and culture of Wellington. It is run by the Museums Trust.

Opening Hours: Daily 10 am – 5 pm.
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Sight Name: Museum of Wellington City & the Sea
Sight Location: Wellington, New Zealand (See walking tours in Wellington)
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
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