An architecturally alluring building and built in 1858, the Colonial Cottage is Wellington's oldest original cottage and used to house the Wallis family who lived there for three generations. The cottage has now been converted into a museum and exhibits the lives and events of Wellington's history. It also portrays how life used to be during the early 1830s to the 1970s. Outside the cottage is a heritage garden which features lush green plants, herbs and fruiting trees. Unlike the museum, the garden is open anytime of the day.
The Colonial Cottage Museum Travel Tips
- Not wheelchair accessible.
Entrance Ticket Details For The Colonial Cottage Museum
- Entry plus Guided tour:
- Adults: $8
- Children (5-14): $4
- Children under 5: Free
The Colonial Cottage Museum Hours
- Seasonal timings apply. Please check official website for timings before planning your visit.
- Guided tours are conducted at 12 p.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.
- Please enquire before you visit.
- Recommended time to visit: Between 11.30 a.m. to 2.30 p.m.
How to Reach The Colonial Cottage Museum
- Nairn Street bus stop
- Coffee Supreme
- Webb Street Lunch bar
- Dish Restaurant
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37.61% of people who visit Wellington include The Colonial Cottage Museum in their plan
3 PM - 4 PM
31.91% of people start their The Colonial Cottage Museum visit around 3 PM - 4 PM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see The Colonial Cottage Museum
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