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Things to do in Cable Street near Te Papa Museum

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Museum
“Innovative, interesting, all encompassing for art and artefacts and exhibitions about the natural world”
  • 39 locals recommend
Museum
“Te Papa is really exciting you can learn NZ geology, nature, marine life, Maori culture, etc (also it is free)”
  • 38 locals recommend
Store
“Wellington Museum shares the fascinating stories of the Wellington region. All housed within the beautiful 1892 heritage building designed by leading architect Frederick de Jersey Clere. Established- 1972 Location- Wellington Harbour Board Head Office and Bond Store,3 Jervois Quay, Queens Wharf, Wellington, New Zealand Website- museumswellington.org.nz”
  • 23 locals recommend
Bus Station
“Always something to do there. Level 4 Cafe makes the best coffee but the food is expensive”
  • 31 locals recommend
Gift Shop
“This is a world class museum with interesting artefacts and cultural/ historical knowledge about New Zealand. The Gallipoli war exhibition is a must see for all visitors to the Wellington region. The realistic sculptures are absolutely amazing and have been created by Weta workshop, which is famous mainly for the production of the lord of the rings movies. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Small cozy theatre featuring live plays with local Kiwi actors. You can book online.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Point of Interest
  • 4 locals recommend
Establishment
“amazing views, amazing beer tasting plate, directly on the waterfront, highly recommended”
  • 3 locals recommend
Establishment
“Weekend market with a 50/50 split of fresh fruit and vegetables, and market styled hot food. The dumplings are especially good.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Cafe
  • 1 local recommends
Route
“Harbourside Market every Sunday morning. It has the best fresh fruit and vegetables. I also buy fresh fish off the boat from a fisherman who docks by the market.”
  • 1 local recommends
Car Rental