Built in 1904 for wealthy businessman and collector Mr. David Theomin, Olveston historic home is a treasure trove of fine art and artefacts purchased from all over the world.
The house and its contents were gifted to the City of Dunedin following the death of Mr Theomin’s daughter and the home was opened for the public to enjoy in 1966.
This fascinating guided tour of Olveston will depict for you the lives of an upper class family in the early twentieth century.
Come and see for yourself the grace and grandeur of Olveston – An iconic Dunedin building and unique heritage experience in New Zealand.
Location: Royal Terrace, Dunedin
All prices are shown in NZD ($)
Hi Richard Yes, it is wonderful that all the Olveston contents were gifted along with the house for us all to enjoy. Best wishes Christine Mehrtens
Hi Ting We are pleased that you found the Olveston guided tour informative and your guide friendly. Best wishes Christine Mehrtens
Hi Cathy We are pleased that we exceeded your husbands expectations during your visit to Olveston. There is certainly so much to see and learn about the family, the building, contents and relationship in the community. Best wishes Christine Mehrtens
Hi Deborah Thank you for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your guided tour of Olveston and found it informative but also funny and not too heavy. Best wishes Christine Mehrtens
Hi Deborah, Olveston certainly has substantial items from the past to view on tour. We are pleased that you found the tour great. Thank you for taking the time to give a review. Best wishes Christine Mehrtens
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