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The TARDIS lands in Wellington for Doctor Who Worlds of Wonder. Visitors can explore the science behind the global hit series, coming face to face with iconic characters and discovering worlds visited on screen.

Hosted at Tākina Wellington Convention and Exhibition Centre, it’s the exhibition’s first time outside the UK.






There is so much for students to explore, interact with and learn at the Doctor Who Worlds of Wonder exhibition.

School groups can book via Ticketmaster by emailing

  • $40.00 for 5 students and 1 supervising adult.
  • Additional students at $8.00 each.
  • 1 supervising adult at no charge per 5 students. Additional adults at standard adult ticket price - $29.90
  • Valid for primary, intermediate and secondary schools

About The Exhibition

Don’t miss an extraordinary journey through time and space as the TARDIS touches down in Wellington for the Doctor Who Worlds of Wonder: Where Science Meets Fiction exhibition, that explores the science behind the global hit BBC television series.

Fans will come face to face with iconic characters and explore on-screen worlds spanning the show’s rich history, as well as diving into scientific concepts like time travel - unravelling the mystery of why the TARDIS is bigger on the inside.

But that’s not all! The Monster Vault awaits, where visitors can encounter many of the Doctor’s alien adversaries and discover their intriguing connections to real-world science.

For 60 years, Doctor Who has captivated audiences in over 50 countries, amassing a global fan base. Hosted at the Tākina Wellington Convention and Exhibition Centre, this exhibition runs for five months starting June 1, 2024 - marking its first departure from UK shores.

Explore The Exhibition

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Exhibition FAQs

Are Children under 5 free?
Yes, children aged 4 and under enter free with a paid caregiver
Is food or drink permitted in the exhibition?
No food or drink to be consumed within exhibition.
Are there any pass-outs from the exhibition?
No pass-outs. Meaning: no re-entry to the exhibition once patron has made their exit.
Are there toilets/bathroom facilities available?
There are toilets located within the exhibition hall.
What times are first and final entry?
First entry opens at 10am. Final entry at 4pm. Exhibition sessions close at 5pm daily,
Is there a time limit to view the exhibition?
Once you enter the exhibition, there is no limit to your stay*.
*unless otherwise stated on the day.
Are there any relaxed viewing sessions available?
There are one-hour relaxed viewing sessions held each Tuesday at 10am, during school terms.

Additional sessions are at 3.40pm and 4pm Sunday 23 June, plus 3.40pm and 4pm Sunday 22 September.

Meaning: Reduced light and sound stimulation within the exhibition for greater accessibility needs = lights are on without effects, and sounds effects will be lowered.
Do children need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian?
Children 13 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian over the age of 14
What are Flexi Tickets?
Flexi Tickets can be used for any day and session between 10 AM and 4 PM throughout the exhibition.
Are Collector Tickets available?
Collectors tickets are a way to take a piece of history home, featuring the hero BBC Doctor Who Worlds of Wonder official artwork and a special silver impression. A treasured keepsake for the real fan, the perfect souvenir will be delivered 6 weeks after 29th July, A mobile ticket will be sent to gain entry.


Takina Wellington Convention and Exhibition Centre
50 Cable Street, Te Aro, Wellington

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