Visual art lovers will have plenty to explore in Wellington. The city's many art galleries showcase works by local and international artists. Wellington also has Te Papa, New Zealand's national gallery, which displays fascinating cultural relics.
Looking for more unique things to do in Wellington? Depending on the season, you might be able to stick a festival or two on your itinerary. Consider the artsy New Zealand Festival, the eclectic NZ Fringe Festival, the World of WearableArt Awards Show and heaps more besides.
Here's a guide to soaking up Wellington's local culture on your next trip.