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Weta Workshop Tours

More spoils of the Shire can be found in the Middle of Middle-earth (Wellington, New Zealand). Visit Weta Workshop to discover the props, costumes, weapons and armour created for the armies of The Lord of the Rings and beyond!

Whether you’re a film fan or just curious about cool stuff, Weta Workshop offers you the chance to discover how incredible, imaginary worlds are brought to life through physical effects and movie-making magic.

WETA CAVE WORKSHOP TOUR
From fantasy epics The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, and The Chronicles of Narnia, to the sci-fi worlds of District 9, Ghost in the Shell, and I am Mother: join the original tour to learn about props, costumes and creatures created for your favourite films.

MINIATURES STAGE TOUR
How do you fit an entire island, castle and cityscape under one roof? The answer: miniatures. Discover the practical effect of a miniature set and learn how they are constructed for hit TV series and blockbuster films.

ENHANCE YOUR EXPERIENCE
Combine your tour with a creative workshop to make your own slice of movie magic! With the guidance of Weta Workshop crew, gain an introduction to special effects make-up, sculpting or leatherwork.

Weta Workshop is open 364 days a year (excluding Christmas). Transport options are available from Wellington City. Learn more at www.wetaworkshop.com/tours

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