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

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 heritage gardens.

Wrap up for a winter stroll to explore the site. With crafts and plenty to entertain the young ones, make a day of it! Enjoy brunch or lunch by the fire or on the sunny deck of the Homestead Café.

There was always work to be done! Help with the chores at the following times in JUNE:

  • Feed the Chooks: everyday at 10:45am
  • Make a Rag Rug: Saturdays & Sundays 11-12:30
  • Butter Making: Sundays 11-3pm
  • Winter Food Preservation mini-tour: Sunday 2pm
  • Self-directed children's crafts: Saturdays & Sundays


Please note that activities change on a monthly basis.

Live Days take place every second Sunday of the month. Meet costumed Villagers, learn how to make candles and churn butter, attend a school lesson and get an insight into baking on the coal range.Interactive activities and demonstrations take place throughout the day.

Adult $16.00
Child $8.00 (Aged 5-15 years)
Student/Senior $12.00
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 Rag Rug and Butter Making activities. Free with entry but donations are welcome or support us by purchasing something in the gift shop.

    Masks must be worn in any indoor spaces and where social distancing is not possible; masks are recommended when outdoors.

    Open: 1am-4pm (last entry 3pm). Cafe hours 9am-3pm (kitchen closes at 2pm)

    No dogs permitted (except for guide dogs)

Available Bookings from 25 Jun to 01 Jul 2022

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

Sat 25 Jun
Sun 26 Jun
Mon 27 Jun
Tue 28 Jun
Wed 29 Jun
Thu 30 Jun
Fri 1 Jul

  • Adult$11.20
  • Child$8.00
  • Student/Senior$12.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult$8.00
  • Child$8.00
  • Student/Senior$12.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult$8.00
  • Child$8.00
  • Student/Senior$12.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult$8.00
  • Child$8.00
  • Student/Senior$12.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult$8.00
  • Child$8.00
  • Student/Senior$12.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult$8.00
  • Child$8.00
  • Student/Senior$12.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult$8.00
  • Child$8.00
  • Student/Senior$12.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult$8.00
  • Child$8.00
  • Student/Senior$12.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult$8.00
  • Child$8.00
  • Student/Senior$12.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult$8.00
  • Child$8.00
  • Student/Senior$12.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult$8.00
  • Child$8.00
  • Student/Senior$12.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult$8.00
  • Child$8.00
  • Student/Senior$12.00
  • Infant Free

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

4.6

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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!

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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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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