Howick Historical Village, Auckland

4.4
Explore Auckland's past at Howick Historical Village, a recreated colonial village featuring houses and cottages brought from the surrounding suburb of Howick. Wander the living-history museum and heritage gardens to see 30 original buildings, including a school, church, and general store. The onsite cafe offers rustic home cooking. Check online for the "live day" events, when the whole village comes alive with costumed villagers, demonstrations, and family-oriented activities. A visit to Howick Historical Village represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Auckland trip planner to plot your vacation.
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4.3
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  • A Great place to visit to what New Zealand was back in the day good for a family outing not overly price.  more »
  • Just visited this place yesterday. if your wish to see actual dwelling and buildings that depict Auckland`s colonial past with guides dressed in period clothing, look no further. This place is very in...  more »
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  • Neat place and great history but my sister spent ages finding the dragons to find that they had already closed. She was pretty disappointed So it would have been great if they had told us the time to be back by. Also the Japanese guidebooks were all wrong the numbers and the names didn’t match and we got really confused. Overall would recommend but need to fix their service.
  • This historical village was quite nicely maintained. Although some features were unavailable, the setting of the village was interesting and intriguing. There are nice historical facts to know about the Maori people and the early settlers which was supported with olden day activities such as horse shoe throwing and attending a school. The concept is great! It would have been good to have a few seats here and there for those who cannot walk for a while. Certainly takes a good 1 hour to go through everything quickly.
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