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Get a glimpse into a pioneering New Zealand family at Wellington’s oldest original cottage.

Built in 1858, Nairn Street Cottage is Wellington's oldest original cottage and is home to the story of the Wallis family who lived there for three generations.

The exhibition features an innovative timeline, revealing what life would be like from 1830-1970. It illustrates the ways in which the first colonial settlers blended their lives from their Victorian homeland with the dictates of a new country.

Outside the cottage is the heritage garden which features plants, fruits, herbs and chickens.

Nairn Street Cottage is within walking distance of the CBD and is at the start of the Aro Valley Heritage Trail.

 

Price: $8 Adult, $4 Child (4-16 years), Under 4 Free

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Location: 68 Nairn Street, Mount Victoria, Wellington

 

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Available Bookings from December 13 to December 19

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4spaces priced from:

  • Per Adult$8.00
  • Per Child$4.00

5spaces priced from:

  • Per Adult$8.00
  • Per Child$4.00

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  • Per Adult$6.00
  • Per Child$4.00

5spaces priced from:

  • Per Adult$6.00
  • Per Child$4.00

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Debbie Thomson from Australia wrote on 23 October 2018

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Absolutely worth climbing the hill for!

I loved it. A small space but also a very small price. I had a fantastic guide who could answer everything I asked and getting to know some history of the house and the family was a brilliant way to spend an hour.

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Maggie from New Zealand wrote on 01 October 2018

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Nairn Cottage

Nice little place to learn more about the Wellington history. Thanks Bennie ( sorry if I spell your name wrong ) the female staff for showing us around.

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Kathryn from New Zealand wrote on 02 May 2018

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Fantastic value

This is a hidden gem, the guide was fantastic and I learned a lot :)

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Miriam from Germany wrote on 13 November 2017

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Miss

Lovely tour, good explanatins for everything, sweet garden.

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Mandy from United Kingdom wrote on 26 February 2018

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Nice

Very interesting history on the family , girl who showed us around very knew a lot . Bit out of town but pleasant walk to

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