The Dowse Art Museum help

Play. Think. Create. Learn. Discover. Creativity is for everyone.

Our commitment to creative practice has no limits, spanning everything from art and design to hip hop, fashion, science and business. We are dedicated to showcasing innovations in creativity that drive human progress and understanding at all levels: culturally, socially, spiritually, and economically.

As long as creativity abounds, no media, subject or sector is out of question. The Dowse Art Museum invites people from all walks of life to engage in and experience creativity. Our focus is on delivering experiences that are inspiring, accessible, adventurous and entrepreneurial.

Contact Details

P O Box 30-396, Lower Hutt


Visitor Information

45 Laings Road, Lower Hutt

Mon-Fri 10am-4:30pm Sat-Sun 10am-5pm



Wheelchair access




Function space

Public programmes

Membership club


-41.211647 174.90454 16 The Dowse Art Museum
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