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Carter Observatory
Top 2 in Family-Friendly Attractions

4.4/5
31 Reviews
Science & Technology MuseumObservation Deck
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1-2 hours
Address: 40 Salamanca Rd, Kelburn, Wellington 6012
Phone: +64-4-9103140

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I think this observatory is one of the most interesting spots on Mount Victoria. In fact, this mountain is a bare and ordinary mountain, but this observatory is really good for some of us amateurs.

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  • chuckee
    chuckee
    New Zealand
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    Interesting show

    Like another reviewer has mentioned, the extensive intermingling of science and Maori mythology doesn't seem to work here. The main purpose of the Observatory should be a celebration of science and ho...

    Reviewed on /Date(1601825933000+0800)/
  • U7549ZQamandam
    U7549ZQamandam
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    Great place on a cold day

    This was our first time at the Space Place and my 8 year old grandson and myself thoroughly enjoyed it. The displays were great, very interactive, and we watched the Astronaut show. I would highly rec...

    Reviewed on /Date(1594753210000+0800)/
  • BakerGal22
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    AMAZING!

    Went here with my partner for a special occasion, there was a viewing of some sorts, and it was absolutely beautiful and stunning!

    Reviewed on /Date(1594229377000+0800)/
  • LucyT_2015
    LucyT_2015
    Taupo, New Zealand
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    Wellington visit

    Loved visiting this place I didn’t realise it was even there until the lady from the cable care museum mentioned it. My youngest especially loved it. I did think the price was a little steep for 1 a...

    Reviewed on /Date(1594067954000+0800)/
  • gozzienz
    gozzienz
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    Too pricey

    For a family of 4 we spent $45 to get in. We were informed that the price is the same whether you watch the 25min video offered or not. We didn't have time to stay for the video. I think there should ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1591294462000+0800)/

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