Getting here

The Great War Exhibition was located in Wellington’s historic Dominion Museum Building situated within the beautiful Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, adjacent to the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior and the National War Memorial.

Getting here by car or chartered bus

Public car parking is available at the front of the Dominion Museum Building.  Accessible parking bays are also available right outside the building. Entry by car is via Tory/Tasman Street through Pukeahu National War Memorial Park. Exit is via Taranaki Street.

Pay and display parking operates between 9 am and 6 pm daily for a fee of $4 per hour. Parking cannot be reserved in advance. Car parking is monitored by CarePark and any parking fines incurred must be disputed directly with CarePark.

There is a bus loading area for pick up and drop off only. Buses cannot park in this area. Closest public bus parking available is opposite Mt Cook School along Tory Street.

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Getting here by bus

It is best to inform your bus driver of your destination when you board.

Via Taranaki St

Leaving from Wellington Station, Metlink Wellington bus numbers 3 & 18e will stop at bus stop no. 6913 on Taranaki Street.

Coming from the southern suburbs, Metlink Wellington buses number 3 and 18e will stop at bus stop no. 7912 on Taranaki/Abel Smith Street.

From Taranaki St, walk through Pukeahu National War Memorial Park and up the hill, where the National War Memorial stands, to The Great War Exhibition.

Via the Basin Reserve

Coming via the Basin Reserve from town, Metlink bus number 1 will stop at bus stop no. 6013 on Kent Tce. Cross the road and walk up Buckle St, through Pukeahu National War Memorial Park and up the hill, where the National War Memorial stands, to The Great War Exhibition.

Coming via the Basin Reserve from the southern suburbs, Metlink bus number 1 will stop at bus stop no. 7013 on Cambridge Tce/Barker St. Walk back towards the Basin reserve and turn right to walk  through Pukeahu National War Memorial Park and up the hill, where the National War Memorial stands, to The Great War Exhibition.

If you are unsure at any point please call 04 978 2500 and one of our staff members can assist.