What’s New

Capital E Children’s Day

Capital E welcomes you to celebrate with us on Saturday 13th March with free activities for tamariki aged 0 to 12. 

What’s New

The Lost Letter Office 

The Lost Letter Office is a love letter to handwritten letters. Book for our Te Papa public shows on Sunday 21 March.

What’s New


Forage and explore sounds inspired by New Zealand nature. Suits tamariki age 5 and under. 

What’s New

Seasons 2021

Capital E National Theatre for Children is remounting our beloved theatre show Seasons. Learn more about our April school holiday public season!

Kia Ora. Welcome to Capital E!

PlayHQ is open Monday-Saturday 9.30am – 3.30pm. Please note Term Time Activities are postponed this week.

COVID-19 update

Kia ora, Wellington, along with most of New Zealand, has re-entered COVID-19 Alert Level 2.  

Capital E remains open under COVID-19 Level 2 alert.  

The health and safety of our visitors and staff is very important to us so we continue to follow Ministry of Health advice and guidelines around physical distancing, hygiene, visitor numbers and contact tracing. All visitors are asked to stay home if they are feeling unwell, to maintain physical distancing while in Capital E and are required to complete contract tracing upon entering via the NZ COVID Tracer app or manually. We’ll continue to monitor advice from the Wellington City Council and Ministry of Health and will share updates here and on social media.  

For more information, see our FAQs:

Online Activities

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MediaLab Education Experience

Learn more about Digital Curriculum linked school trips!

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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


Being creative is as important as your 5+ a day. Help Capital E dish up a healthy serving of creativity to all children!

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