The Great War Exhibition, Wellington

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Discover more about New Zealand's role in World War II at The Great War Exhibition. Housed in the Dominion Museum in Wellington, the four-year temporary exhibit was created in 2015 by New Zealand filmmaker Sir Peter Jackson to honor those who served in the war. As you walk through, you'll experience this defining period year by year through strikingly recreated scenes, displays of artifacts and images, and more. You can also take a guided tour for a more in-depth visit. Arrange to visit The Great War Exhibition and other attractions in Wellington using our Wellington travel app .
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  • Fantastic display. So life like and poignant. Don't miss it. It's free to view too , the detail is phenomenal  more »
  • Wow the exhibit was amazing with the detail that went into creating the models to look so life like!!. Then as you stroll along you follow the journey of some of the people at war.  more »
  • Amazing and do very interesting and real. Have suggested visits to many visitors and all have said really worth it.  more »
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  • A must do, especially with Jacqui, her knowledge and passion made a huge difference and was well worth the money for the guided tour.
  • Amazing experience. Did the guided tour was most informative. The photos in the Gallipoli part were amazing as was the huge model of the battle.
  • An amazing sobering exhibition of events that our present World leaders could reflect on in their decision making. Unfortunately as subsequent events have shown, this is a forlorn hope. Huge credit to Peter Jackson & associates who put this exhibition together.
  • I enjoyed my time here. A must see.
  • Great exhibition well worth the fee to enter very informative and interesting

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