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Tour Guide Attends Dissent Conference

Kevin McLoughlin, a tour guide at The Great War Exhibition since early 2016, recently attended a Wellington conference, Dissent and the First World War, which covered dissent and how the First World War divided New Zealand society. “I’m interested in...More...

Behind Dissent – The Green Screen Experience

Sneak a behind-the-scenes glimpse at the making of our latest temporary exhibition, Dissent - the story of how the war affected conscientious objectors, politicians, Māori and religious groups who dared to speak out. See how Story Inc & Dusk used  a green screen,...More...

Staff on Secondment to MCH

One of our enthusiastic tours guides, Fin Hay, is on secondment to The Ministry for Culture and Heritage as an educator. Fin is temporarily filling the role of a ministry staff member, who is overseas on holiday and undertaking professional...More...

Tranzit Travel Club in for Diggers Brew

A delegation from the far off, exotic land of Palmerston North visited The Great War Exhibition this week. Pam and her friends were part of a group from the Tranzit Travel Club, an organisation that specialises in helping seniors see...More...

Sand in the Apricot Jam Art goes to Israel

Wellington artist Rebecca Holden will be exhibiting her WW1 commemorative show Sand in the Apricot Jam at the Museum of Rishon LeZion, Israel later this year. The exhibition features large-scale painted works representing the New Zealand Mounted Rifles of WWI....More...

Joint Ticket with Space Place

Buy your family pass to two of Wellington’s favourite attractions! The Great War Exhibition have joined forces with Space Place at Carter Observatory to provide a special family pass. From the tanks and trenches of WWI, to the giant planetarium...More...

Wellington City Pass Available

The Wellington City Pass is a convenient way to experience some of Wellington’s most popular attractions. The pass includes a return trip on the Cable Car, and general admission to two of these Wellington attractions: The Great War Exhibition Space...More...

Archibald Baxter’s Niece Visits Dissent

Diane Dore, a niece of Archibald Baxter, one of the conscientious objectors subjected to Field Punishment No. 1 during the First World War, recently visited our Dissent exhibition. Archibald was one of eight children born in Saddle Hill, Otago. Archie...More...

Museum Outreach Ashburton Museum Connection

Our exhibitions manager, Ian Wards has been sharing his expertise in an outreach programme, mentoring smaller museums. Ian has been creating exhibitions for twelve years and previously worked for National Services Te Paerangi, at Te Papa, in a museum development...More...

SuperGold Card Wednesdays

Every Wednesday is SuperGold Wednesday, so dust off your SuperGold Card and visit the The Great War Exhibition. SuperGold Card holders are eligible for a discount on Wednesdays, only paying $10 general admission (usually $15). Card holders also receive a...More...

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