Wellington City Heritage Week is set for 23-29th October 2017.
Brought to you by Historic Places Wellington, Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga, and Wellington City Council, Wellington City Heritage Week is a week of community hosted events that provide the public the unique chance to experience Wellington City’s rich social, built, and cultural heritage close-up.
Explore the stories, people, and places that created this vibrant city with tours of St Gerard’s Monastery, mystery drawing tours by Museums Wellington, the exclusive opening of the home of New Zealand cricket at the Basin Reserve and the New Zealand Cricket Museum and more!
The public is encouraged to take advantage of the fantastic property tours, exhibitions, and city walks throughout the week. Many events are free or a koha entry and there are events for all ages and interests. Bookings and cost for some events are required.
Wellington City Heritage Week would like to thank all of the community hosts: Museums Wellington, Government House, Heritage Solutions, New Zealand Cricket Museum, ICPE New Zealand, St Mary of the Angels Catholic Church, The Great War Exhibition, the National Library of New Zealand, Wrights Hill Fortress Restoration Society, Unity Books Wellington, Katherine Mansfield Birthplace Society, Kaori Cemetery Tours, Nga Taonga Sound and Vision, Wellington City Archives and Booklovers Books.
Saturday, 28 Oct, 10AM - 4PM
Tuesday 24 October 6pm
Sunday 29th October 2pm
Mon 23 Oct 1 - 4PM
Friday 27th 7pm
Thursday 26th 7PM and Saturday 28th 4.30PM
Saturday 28th 7PM
Thursday 26th October at 5.30pm
Sat 28 Oct 11AM – 2PM (29 Oct if rainy day)
All week. See website for open times.
10:30AM Everyday Monday - Sunday
23-27 Mon - Fri Oct 10am-3PM
Saturday 28 Oct 10AM and 2PM
8 Aug – 17 Nov Open 10AM – 5PM Mon - Sat
Mon - Sat 9AM - 5PM / Free guided experience at 12.30PM
Open every day with a special film at 3pm Mon – Sun
11AM Daily 23-29 Oct or by arrangement for group of 10+
Monday 23 Oct 2017 10AM -4PM
Tuesday, 24 Oct 11AM & 2PM
Monday, 23 Oct, 10AM - 4PM
For event information, please contact the host of the individual event, Each hosts’ contact details are provided on each event page.
For general enquiries and marketing, please contact us using the form.