WHO WE ARE
PAEKAKARIKI STATION MUSEUM
Tilley Road, Paekakariki
04 905 8275
Displays of rail history and Paekakariki heritage. In the station building, SH1.
Open Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays 11am - 3pm.
Visit the Paekakariki Station Museum website to find out more.
219 State Highway 1,
04 292 8662
Dedicated to restoring steam and diesel locomotives and rolling stock, with exciting excursions throughout the year. Check the website for upcoming open days and excursions.
Visit the Steam Incorporated website to find out more.
WELLINGTON TRAMWAY MUSEUM
Queen Elizabeth Park, Paekakariki, Kāpiti Coast
04 292 8361
View the collection of old Wellington Trams, browse through the museum exhibits and see photos of when “Trams Were Trumps” in Wellington.
Open Saturdays, Sunday and Public Holidays except Christmas Day; 11am - 4.30pm.
Visit the Wellington Tramway Museum website to find out more.
KAPITI US MARINES TRUST
Queen Elizabeth Park, Whareroa Farm & Paekakariki Station Museum
Paekakariki, Kāpiti Coast
04 905 8594
The Trust was formed in 2009 to collect, preserve and promote War World II US Armed Forces history from 1942-1944 in the Kapiti district. Visit Marines Memorial (Queen Elizabeth Park), Camp Mackay walk (Whareroa Farm) and Paekakariki Station Museum.
Visit the Kapiti US Marines Trust website to find out more.
MUSEUM OF AVIATION KĀPITI
Kāpiti Road, Paraparaumu
Wonderful models and displays, see a history of Paraparaumu airport and general aviation.
Open Sundays 10am - 4pm.
Admission by donation.
Visit the Museum of Aviation Kāpiti website to find out more.
SOUTHWARD CAR MUSEUM
250 Otaihanga Road, Otaihanga
Located an hours drive north of Wellington, Southward Car Museum is one of the largest and most comprehensive car museum in the Southern Hemisphere. This world class collection features more than 400 cars, motorbikes, planes and many more unusual treasures. The facility also incorporates a large theatre, function and conference facilities, a gift shop and an in-house coffee shop.
Open every day 9.00am- 4.30pm
Adults $20 | Children (5-15) $5.00
Discounts for families and NZ Goldcard holders
Visit Southward Car Museum website to find out more.
KĀPITI COAST MUSEUM
9 Elizabeth Street, Waikanae
04 905 6313
Exhibitions featuring the social history of the Kapiti Coast as well as telecommunication and ham radio objects
Open 1pm-4pm | Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Free Entry, donations welcome.
Visit the Kāpiti Coast Museum website to find out more.
20 Mahara Place, Waikanae,
04 902 6242
Mahara Gallery is the district public gallery for the Kāpiti Coast.
Open Tues–Sat 10am–4pm, closed Sun/Mon. Free entry.
Visit the Mahara Gallery website to find out more.
THE KILNS AT TE HORO
Jim Wingate Way, Te Horo
Heritage site (category 2), where celebrated
potter Mirek Smisek worked and see his
unique bee-hive kilns.
Open 10am-4pm | Saturday, Sunday, Monday
Visit the The Kilns at Te Horo website to find