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).


The Kapiti Coast Museum will be OPEN from 1:00pm – 4:00pm on the following August 2022 dates:
Saturday 6th; Sunday 7th;
Saturday 13th; Sunday 14th;
Saturday 20th;Sunday 21st; AND
Saturday 27th; Sunday 28th.

We look forward to seeing you again and apologise for the reduced opening hours during the current Covid pandemic.

PLEASE NOTE: Groups should socially distance from other Museum visitors and those visitors not officially exempted are required to wear a suitable mask during their visit in line with Government requirements. Thank you for your co-operation.
All Museum volunteers in attendance will be fully vaccinated.