About Petone Settlers Museum

Petone Settlers Museum is situated on the shores of Wellington harbour, the Petone Settlers Museum Te Whare Whakaaro occupies one of New Zealand’s most significant memorial buildings, the Wellington Provincial Memorial.

The Museum boast a grand harbour view with new interactive exhibitions and activities for visitors to enjoy. ’Haere Mai ’explores past and present arrivals,’ Borough of Petone’ offers a more contemporary look at local life and industry, and returning by popular demand, a replica of a ship’s steerage has been built so visitors can experience the conditions that European settlers endured in 1840.

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