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Howick Historical Village - Entry

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Get the full early settler experience at Howick Historical Village, for up to half the general admission price!

Get the full early settler experience at Howick Historical Village, for up to half the general admission price!

Highlights

  • Step back in time and explore the Howick Historical Village!
  • Enjoy immersive experiences, interactive activities and more
  • Perfect for the whole family, with games and crafts!

Step back in time and soak up the ambiance of days gone by at the Howick Historical Village!

A unique ‘Living History’ Museum, presenting the stories of Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland's early settlers in a hands-on and immersive way, visitors can explore authentic 1840s cottages, homesteads, schools, church, a smithy, a general store and more, all set in charming heritage gardens.


Learn skills from the past in demos and activities with costumed guides on the weekends.

  • Butter making - Sundays 11am
  • Handicrafts, needlework & sewing on the hand-crank machine – Sundays 1-3pm


Help feed the chooks daily at 10:45am and make something fun in self-guided craft sessions. A packed schedule of additional activities takes place during School Holidays.


For the full experience visit on the LIVE DAY! Every 2nd Sunday of the month, meet costumed Villagers, churn butter, make candles, attend a school lesson. Watch the blacksmiths, bakers and bookbinders at work. Interactive activities and demonstrations take place throughout the day.

Book now for the remaining Live Days in 2024:

  • Sunday 14 July 2024 – Victorian Games, Hobbies & Crafts
  • Sunday 11 August 2024 – Folk & Fairytales
  • Sunday 8 September 2024 – theme TBC
  • Sunday 10 November 2024 – theme TBC


Note – there are no Live Days in October and December. Activities are subject to change. For safety reasons no actual lighting of fires will occur.

Adult $16.00
Child $8.00 (Aged 5-15 years)
Student/Senior $13.00
Adult - Live Sunday $18.00
Child - Live Sunday $10.00 (Aged 5-15 years)
Student / Senior - Live Sunday $14.00
Infant $0.00 (Aged 0-4 years)

What's included

  • General admission to the Howick Historical Village.

Duration

  • Allow approximately 2 hours for the whole experience

Location

  • 75 Bells Road
  • Pakuranga Heights
  • Auckland 2010
  • New Zealand

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Notes

  • Valid for general admission everyday including Live Days. Not valid for special events and ticketed programming.

    Activities:

    No bookings required for Butter Making activity. Free with entry but donations are welcome or support us by purchasing something in the gift shop.

    Please note that the capacity is limited for Gifts from the Garden and Candle making. Gifts from the Garden is an extra charge of $10 per person and Candle Making is an extra charge of $6 per person.

    Open: Tuesday - Sunday 10am-4pm (last entry 3pm). Cafe hours 9am-3pm (kitchen closes at 2pm).

    No dogs permitted (except for guide dogs).

Available Bookings from 17 Jul to 30 Jul 2024

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

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  • Adult$8.00
  • Child$8.00
  • Student/Senior$13.00
  • Infant Free of Charge

  • Adult$8.00
  • Child$8.00
  • Student/Senior$13.00
  • Infant Free of Charge

  • Adult$8.00
  • Child$8.00
  • Student/Senior$13.00
  • Infant Free of Charge

  • Adult$8.00
  • Child$8.00
  • Student/Senior$13.00
  • Infant Free of Charge

  • Adult$8.00
  • Child$8.00
  • Student/Senior$13.00
  • Infant Free of Charge

  • Adult$8.00
  • Child$8.00
  • Student/Senior$13.00
  • Infant Free of Charge

  • Adult$8.00
  • Child$8.00
  • Student/Senior$13.00
  • Infant Free of Charge

  • Adult$8.00
  • Child$8.00
  • Student/Senior$13.00
  • Infant Free of Charge

  • Adult$8.00
  • Child$8.00
  • Student/Senior$13.00
  • Infant Free of Charge

  • Adult$8.00
  • Child$8.00
  • Student/Senior$13.00
  • Infant Free of Charge

  • Adult$8.00
  • Child$8.00
  • Student/Senior$13.00
  • Infant Free of Charge

  • Adult$8.00
  • Child$8.00
  • Student/Senior$13.00
  • Infant Free of Charge

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

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bench from New Zealand wrote on 13 June 2022

Very cool live day!

Highly recommend Howick Historical Village as a way to spend your day. Definitely look for when their next Live Day is and plan a trip :)

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wingmanc from New Zealand wrote on 12 January 2022

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Nice place

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Thank you for your review!

claudiah2 from New Zealand wrote on 03 April 2022

Great family outing

Lovely family day out, kids loved it and my 4 year old got a washing experience she will never have to experience again! Very cool and educational :) we also enjoyed some refreshments at their lovely cafe afterwards, highly recommend!

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Thank you for your rating and review, glad you and your family enjoyed your visit!

KT from New Zealand wrote on 21 March 2022

Good afternoon out

Would’ve liked to see more of the Māori perspective represented but a very interesting set of exhibits nonetheless.

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XP from New Zealand wrote on 13 February 2022

Great experience!

Had a great experience exploring the historical buildings. So much detail captured and a fun learning experience. Great day out with family and took some fun photos.

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Thank you for your kind review. Lovely to hear you enjoyed your visit.

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