Throwback: How did people entertain themselves back in the day?

Sarah Robinson, Social History Curatorial Intern Have you been struggling to find things to do over the past couple of months? It’s had us thinking about what people would’ve done in the past to keep themselves occupied, if they were unable to leave their homes for weeks on end. Our collection has tossed up some […]

Weird and wonderful objects in our Collection

Sarah Robinson, Social History Curatorial Intern One of the things I love most about working with museum collections is the weird stuff you come across; sometimes these things have accompanying records that tell you what they are, sometimes you have to do some investigating and sometimes you just have to guess. The beauty of social […]

New job for you: Part-Time Educator

Hutt City Museums is looking for the perfect person to join our education team in a new-Part Time Educator role (12 hours per week). This part-time role involves assisting the education team to create and deliver workshops to learners of all ages, drawing on your art making skills and the exhibitions and collections of The […]

Seaweek @ the museum

Seaweek – Kaupapa Moana 2019 runs from Saturday 2 to Sunday 10 March. Our beautiful moana is truly amazing. From the sea creatures that live below to the beautiful sunset’s that dazzle us from above, the sea and all its beauty is treasured part of our whānau. Right now our moana needs help to stay healthy. That’s where […]

Christmas hours

This summer we are open 10am – 4pm every day except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day. This summer we are keen to kōrero with visitors from near and far. So, pop on by next time you are passing our whare-by-the-sea and share your story of arrival in Pito-one.