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Dominion Museum

13 Buckle Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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13 Buckle Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good value. We had done the Great War a couple of years back and wanted to look at this before it vanishes. Very well done and well worth the money ($20 each). Gives a great feel for what it may have been like in the...More

Thank Wayne K
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

While taking in Sir Peter Jackson's blockbusters -- The Great War Exhibition and its companion Quinn's Post Trench Experience (combo ticket NZ$ 40) -- be sure to stop and see the small traveling exhibition, Let Me Be Myself: The Life Story of Anne Frank, located...More

Thank CarolDM1900
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

Visited both the National War Memorial and then the Dominion Museum to see the Great War exhibition. The whole area has been transformed by the undergrounding of the road in front. Now it is a great experience to start out your visit from the distance...More

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Reviewed 23 July 2017

I was curious about this classical building when I visited its famous neighbor, the War Memorial. It has been the home of several art museums since it opened in 1936 but now is the home of the outstanding Great War Exhibition. Created by Sir Peter...More

Thank VWriter
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

We had been to Wellington a couple times but don't recall hearing of this museum. The main exhibition has excellent coverage of the New Zealand experiences in WWI with emphasis on Gallipoli. The stories on the snipers and the troop withdrawals were particularly well told....More

1  Thank Mike255100
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

A family group of us who do not reside in Wellington recently visited this place. We were impressed with the presentation but the attitude of one of the staff has left a sour taste in our mouths . My sister and I (both very responsible...More

3  Thank 359geraldines
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

This was my second visit to the museum and a new display in the front foyer depicting 8 different women during these war years added a different interesting dimention. having highlights from the different years of the war depicted by an archway into each section...More

Thank Karen W
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Reviewed 19 January 2017

The national war memorial is a separate entry but you in effect go to both. Currently the DM has a superb WW1 exhibition. If that were not enough there is also a poignant exhibition on Gallipoli. If a third reason to go is required then...More

Thank jtwoodfield
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Reviewed 9 January 2017

The guided tour was very informative and interesting. I was also very impressed by all the models around the building. I would highly recommend visiting this museum if you are interested in engineering and military equipment. However, I noticed around the exhibits, the only mention...More

Thank ceccoop
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Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Went here last weekend and spent three hours looking at the displays and photos. Colour has been added to all photos and the detail in the displays is just amazing. Really liked the way in which it starts with the shops at the entry. Very...More

Thank Carol D
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