Olveston Historic Home - Guided Tour

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.

Highlights

  • Designed by acclaimed English architect Sir Ernest George
  • Furnished with fine art, furniture and artefacts purchased from all around the world
  • 35 rooms to explore with a galleried atrium and ballroom
  • Olveston is an authentic and original historic home depicting the life of a wealthy merchant family in the early part of the twentieth century.

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

Adult $23.00
Child $13.00

What's included

  • Be led by trained tour guides who have answers to all your questions
  • Visitor parking permit if required
  • The gardens and gift shop at Olveston are open to the public free of charge

Duration

  • Allow approximately 1 hour for the whole experience

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Notes

  • Infants aged 0-5 free.

    Child price applies to ages 6-16.

Available Bookings from September 24 to September 30

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  • Adult$23.00
  • Child$13.00

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  • Adult$23.00
  • Child$13.00

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  • Adult$23.00
  • Child$13.00

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  • Adult$23.00
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  • Adult$23.00
  • Child$13.00

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  • Adult$23.00
  • Child$13.00

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  • Adult$23.00
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Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

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Susan from New Zealand wrote on 29 August 2020

A must do experience.

This was my third visit. I learn something new each time,

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Tracy from New Zealand wrote on 24 August 2020

Beautifully restored

Loved it

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Ken from New Zealand wrote on 22 August 2020

Ken

Great guided tour around a historic Dunedin home.

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Jane Su from New Zealand wrote on 12 August 2020

Mini Downtown Abbey

Great tour. For those who love the TV series Downtown Abbey, this is the tour for you! Astrid, our tour guide was very informative and helpful. The minor downside is no photography allowed. Will definitely come back again.

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DANIEL JEREMIAH from New Zealand wrote on 10 August 2020

Great tour

Nice touch of history

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