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Things to do in Cable Street near Te Papa Museum

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
“Good for a bad weather day, lots of interesting exhibits, and a good cafe. Right on the waterfront too if you fancy a stroll.”
  • 41 locals recommend
“The national museum of New Zealand - a must visit while in the Wellington area. Perfect for a rainy day. Free entry too!!!”
  • 41 locals recommend
“Wellington Museum shares the fascinating stories of the Wellington region. All housed within the beautiful 1892 heritage building designed by leading architect Frederick de Jersey Clere. Established- 1972 Location- Wellington Harbour Board Head Office and Bond Store,3 Jervois Quay, Queens Wharf, Wellington, New Zealand Website-”
  • 23 locals recommend
Gift Shop
“This is a world class museum with interesting artefacts and cultural/ historical knowledge about New Zealand. The Gallipoli war exhibition is a must see for all visitors to the Wellington region. The realistic sculptures are absolutely amazing and have been created by Weta workshop, which is famous mainly for the production of the lord of the rings movies. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
“$$-$$$ Wellington’s second stage, a perfect spot to catch emerging Kiwi talent.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Point of Interest
  • 4 locals recommend
“amazing views, amazing beer tasting plate, directly on the waterfront, highly recommended”
  • 3 locals recommend
“Weekend market with a 50/50 split of fresh fruit and vegetables, and market styled hot food. The dumplings are especially good.”
  • 2 locals recommend
“Harbourside Market every Sunday morning. It has the best fresh fruit and vegetables. I also buy fresh fish off the boat from a fisherman who docks by the market.”
  • 1 local recommends
  • 1 local recommends
Car Rental