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The Elms, Tauranga

(4.7/5 based on 65+ reviews on the web)
Step into the past with a visit to The Elms, Tauranga's historic former Mission Station, founded in 1835. Set in beautiful historic gardens (open to the public every day, all year round) the Mission House, completed in 1847, is New Zealand's finest late Georgian home and has this country's oldest free standing library.
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TripAdvisor
  • Went here one morning and as it was relatively quiet were able to get a private guided tour for a small fee. This was very interesting and our guide gave us a good introduction to the history of the m...  more »
  • Very pretty and interesting property. The guides give you all the interesting facts about the mission house no its occupants. Kept in immaculate condition and is a wonderful piece of history. 
  • Although my family and I were skeptical about how interesting this would be, we were very surprised by the beautiful house and its rich history. Highly recommend taking the guided tour, run by knowled...  more »
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  • Great place for a wedding. It's convenient because it's in the city but it's quiet. Lovely grounds.
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