Howick Historical Village, Auckland

4.2
#2 of 13 in Historic Sites in Auckland
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. See Howick Historical Village and all Auckland has to offer by arranging your trip with our Auckland trip builder.
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  • July 24, 2017
    Understand the early English settlers in New Zealand, their early grocery store, school, huts and comfortable homes. An early mill is also part of the attraction.  more »
  • July 22, 2017
    Best museum in Auckland. Takes you back in time and lets you experience what life was like back then. Hard to imagine living like that and yet they were so resourceful. Volunteer staff were friendly a...  more »
  • July 20, 2017
    The sun was shining and the Howick Historical Village shone. It was a school day so there were a few school groups but the staff kept them entertained playing old games. So I was able to explore this ...  more »
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  • One of the best places in New Zealand. Great opportunity to take a look on the history
  • Very interesting place but the some of the staff clearly don't want to be there because they have no pride and put no effort in
  • Perfect place to spent whole day especially with kids. Thanks
  • We really had a great day here, it was like stepping back in time to how life was for the early settlers. It is worth more than one visit. We also enjoyed having lunch in the cafe attached to the place.
  • Amazing experience here - great insight into the history and getting right into it and feeling what it was like. The kids (2 and 5) loved it too! :)

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