What’s New

Home is Where the Art is

Step inside our giant playhouse to explore, discover and create masterpieces! 

What’s New

Seasons Education Tour

Capital E National Theatre for Children presents Seasons, written by Peter Wilson with music and lyrics by Laughton and Jenny Pattrick.

What’s New

Kiwi Moon 2022

Capital E National Theatre for Children presents Kiwi Moon,  a charming tale of self-discovery based on Gavin Bishop’s iconic New Zealand story.

Kia Ora. Welcome to Capital E!

Please note: Capital E’s PlayHQ is closed Labour Day Monday 25 October.

COVID-19 update

Capital E at Alert Level 2

We have a few changes to how we operate in Alert Level 2.  Under Alert Level 2 we have a lower visitor capacity and our hours have changed. We have special opening hours with 2 sessions, 9.30am to 12pm, then 1pm to 3.30pm, with a thorough cleaning to happen between the sessions.

Term time activities (Mindfulness Mondays, Baby Rock & Rhyme, Little Creators, Science Jam, Mission Possible) and our school holiday workshops are cancelled under Alert Level 2.

Here are the important things you need to know to keep everyone safe when visiting:

– Please park your pram outside in our pram parking area (unless children are asleep). 

– Bring other belongings inside with you, we have areas set aside around the room for these. 

– Wear a mask if you are 12 years and over.

– Scanning or signing in is a condition of entry.

– Please stay home if you’re unwell.

– We are only accepting payments via Eftpos.

– You must stay 2 metres from other people, except for friends and family.

– Please follow the guidance of our staff and signage to keep everyone safe when sharing our spaces.


For more information, see our FAQs:

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MediaLab Education Experience

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Find Us

Located in central Wellington at 4 Queens Wharf, Wellington, New Zealand.

Phone: 04 913 3740

Email: capitale@experiencewellington.org.nz


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