Kapiti Coast Museum
The Museum is located in the old Waikanae Post Office building of 1907, a Category 2 Heritage Places Trust building. Local history takes centre stage with a display of the last inter tribal battle on the Kapiti Coast, portraits, telecommunications, whaling items. Interactive displays include a switchboard, a harmonium, typewriters, a tiny schoolroom with slates and a morse key. A fully equipped replica 1930's kitchen complements the collection.
Current Exhibition : Octavius Hadfield, the missionary.
An upcoming exhibition is the history of the postal services on the Kapiti Coast.
The Kapiti Coast Museum is a member of the Discover Kapiti Heritage Group, an active group of the seven museums of the Kapiti Coast District.
9 Elizabeth Street, Waikanae
9 Elizabeth St, Waikanae
Friday, Saturday & Sunday 1pm - 4pm