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Treaty and Suffragette display

Free entry. Interesting exhibition on a part of NZ history with the treaty (the actual one is... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2018
Wayne K
Hamilton, New Zealand
WW I Passchendaele Exhibition & Much More

First half of review is on Passchendaele exhibition. Scroll down for GENERAL INFO. For the World... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2018
Montpelier, Vermont
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Reviewed 25 July 2018

Free entry. Interesting exhibition on a part of NZ history with the treaty (the actual one is displayed (though it has several parts)). Take an open mind with you. The suffragette display was something I hadn't seen before and knew little about.

Thank Wayne K
Reviewed 7 March 2018

First half of review is on Passchendaele exhibition. Scroll down for GENERAL INFO. For the World War I centenary, you can see The Great War Exhibition at the Dominion Museum and "Gallipoli: The Scale of Our War" at the Te Papa Museum. Both are the...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2018

Was staying nearby so dropped by on the way past. Free entry. Helpful staff. Very good cafe in the foyer area for coffee or meals.

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 19 January 2018

An absolute Must Do - The Treaty of Waitangi on display and incredible knowledgeable staff explaining the document, sooooooooooooo glad we visited and a whole new understanding for us all. Womens Suffragette exhibition just so so moving - the journey to be the first country...More

Thank 67arda
Reviewed 15 October 2017

If you are in Thorndon anyway ( as we were for a farmers market in St Paul's carpark) it's worth popping in. It opens at the reasonable hour of 9am mon to sat. The staff are very friendly and helpful, its free and the exhibition...More

Thank qofdnz
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

This is not like the national library in DC, decked out in art and with books in view of the public. Most of the library is closed to the public and used for research which, fair enough, but not what I was expecting. The ground...More

Thank Maria F
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

As a visitor to Wellington I would totally recommend visiting the National Library. The recently opened exhibition gives a new perspective on the Treaty of Waitangi and amazing to see the way our founding document is now on display for all to see. The woman's...More

Thank Margreet S
Reviewed 25 April 2017

The only thing to actually visit in the Library when I went inside was the current special exhibition on maps of New Zealand. It was alright, with a few very intricate ones and ones with novelty value like one showing the extent of light from...More

Thank geographyguy_11
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

It's so big. It has limited books. Thought there would be more but there was still lots to have a look at. You can't get books out of this Library but the staff were lovely and helpful when I went to have a look.

Thank Holleylolliepop
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Lovely place, utterly huge and curiously devoid of books. The guys on security are the best. If you need any help head to the lower ground level and they can help to you out!

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