Howick Historical Village, Auckland Central

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#2 of 19 in Historic Sites in Auckland Central
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 Central trip planner to plot your vacation.
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  • Spending the last few days of our holiday in Auckland, we came across a leaflet for this 'fencible' village and were intrigued as we'd never heard the term before. We caught the bus (takes about 55min...  more »
  • Can't believe I have lived in Auckland for years and never been here. Visited today with hubby and 2 kids (6 and 5) and granddad and we all loved it. It was so interesting and the kids learned so much...  more »
  • This recreated village is a short drive ouitside of Auckland. To get to it might be a little bit tricky if, as in our case, the stated address and the GPS sytem had a small hickup. Nevertheles once yo...  more »
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  • I just had a good experience there with my daughters. They love the place with many thing to explore. Additionally, they could wear old styled costumes for photograph.
  • Came to see my great great grandfather's house. More information than when last there.
  • Great day at the Village pneumonia Sunday loved the Mayport dancer's
  • A fabulous step back in time. A number of places are not accessible at the moment which is disappointing but still well worth a visit.
  • Historic place showing the 19th century. Check when they are having an event before going

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