Two floors of open gallery space provide a unique venue with original cable cars and working winding room as a backdrop.
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Built in 1902 to house the winding gear which pulled Wellington's first cable cars from the city centre up to Kelburn, this makes a very historic venue for your event.
The Wellington Cable Car Museum is a unique destination for your next function or event. Situated adjacent to the Cable Car at the Kelburn entrance to the Botanic Gardens and with breathtaking views of Wellington at its doorstep, this location mixes heritage buildings with award winning architecture.
From cocktails and nibbles to receptions and launches, this boutique museum provides the ideal location for that special and memorable event.
The award winning Wellington Cable Car Museum brings to life the story of Wellingtonians and their iconic cable cars. Situated within the original Winding House, the Museum is home to a nationally significant collection including two of the original grip cars and the historic winding machinery once used to haul the cars up the incline.
Climb aboard one of Wellington's 'relentless red rattlers' and step back in time to discover more about this unique system that has transported people between the harbour and the hills for more than 100 years.