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Discover Kāpiti Heritage weekend

January 24 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday, Monday and Saturday, repeating until Monday, January 24, 2022

Discover Kāpiti Heritage!

9am-4.30pm Saturday 22 Jan – Monday 24 Jan

Paekākāriki Station Museum is open from 11am-3pm Saturday-Monday

Free entry

A rich heritage of transport and colonial and Māori history will be on show on Wellington Anniversary weekend (22-24 Jan 2022). Nine museums and historic sites welcome you in to see steam train engines, world class cars, trains and aeroplanes, trams (go for a ride!), and exhibitions of our past and current heritage.

Each Museum/Heritage Site has a separate listing on Eventfinda, with the days/times that they are open over the Discover Kāpiti Heritage weekend.

Check out our website for more details www.Kapitiheritage.org.nz or find Discover Kāpiti Heritage Group on Facebook.

Perhaps you are looking to get out and about in Kāpiti this weekend? Maybe you have guests from out of town looking for a weekday outing? Or you want something to do to entertain the kids during the school holidays?

Whatever the reason, if you are looking for things to do and see in Kāpiti, the Discover Kāpiti Heritage Group offers a collection of local museums that will keep you entertained for hours.

There are steam engines to see, world class cars, trams, trains and aeroplanes, as well as art displays, local WWII history and regularly changing exhibitions at the local museums.  This site keeps you up to date with events and what’s on at these attractions on the Kāpiti Coast.

The Discover Kāpiti Heritage Group consists of the Paekākāriki Station Museum, Steam Incorporated, Wellington Tramway Museum (at Queen Elizabeth Park), Kāpiti US Marines Trust (at Queen Elizabeth Park), Museum of Aviation (at Paraparaumu Airport), Southward Car Museum (in Otaihanga), the Kāpiti Coast Museum (in Waikanae), Mahara Gallery, Ōtaki Museum and the Ōtaki Rotunda 

Download the brochure here


January 24
9:00 am - 4:30 pm