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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).

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VISIT THE NEW MAURICE CONLY (1920-1995) DISPLAY FEATURING SOME OF HIS STAMP AND COIN DESIGNS. MAURICE WAS THE OFFICIAL ARTIST OF THE RNZAF AND RESIDED IN WAIKANAE.

OPENING HOURS
The Kapiti Coast Museum will CLOSE over the Christmas – New Year 2022/2023 period.

The Museum’s last open day for 2022 is Sunday 18th December and it re-opens on Friday 6th January 2023.

Normal opening times for the Kapiti Coast Museum are 1:00 – 4:00pm on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

We welcome all Kapiti residents and visitors to the Kapiti region to our Museum.