Petone Settlers Museum

An architectural gem commemorating the first large-scale settlement in New Zealand

Petone Settlers Museum exterior credit Hutt City Council




Petone Settlers Museum
The Esplanade, Petone

The museum focuses on migration and settlement in the Wellington and Hutt Valley region and its resulting cultural diversity.

To mark the 70th anniversary of the opening of the Wellington Provincial Centennial Memorial, the Petone Settlers Museum has recently been refurbished.

Petone Settlers Museum Petone close up of settlers diorama
Petone Settlers Museum Petone girl looking at exhibit

A new exhibition, Tātou Tātou celebrates the history of the local area with a contemporary visitor experience.

Five minutes walk from Petone's historic Jackson Street cafes and shops.

Free parking available.

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