The Kapiti Coast Museum is a local museum whose displays and collections focus on the natural, social and cultural heritage of the Kapiti region. We also have a collection of radios, telephones and historical telecommunication equipment.

The Museum is housed in the original 1907 Waikanae Post Office building recognised by the New Zealand Historic Places Trust (Category 2).


Kapiti Coast Museum welcomes visitors from overseas!
Do let us know where you are from when you stop by.

Normal opening times for the Kapiti Coast Museum are
1:00 – 4:00pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
We welcome all Kapiti residents and visitors
to the Kapiti region to our Museum.