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Address: Bells Road | Lloyd Elsmore Park, Howick, Auckland, New Zealand
Phone Number: 64 09 5769506
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Description: Enter another era at this living museum, where costumed staff and 30...
Enter another era at this living museum, where costumed staff and 30 restored buildings recreate an early Auckland settlement.
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Great to visit

Good value lots to see bigger than we thought it was. Staff are so helpful. Definitely will see again.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Good value lots to see bigger than we thought it was. Staff are so helpful. Definitely will see again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

A little gem hidden away from all that's happening. Despite the unpredictable weather, there was no stopping my enjoyment. Couldn't think of a more pleasant way of spending a day.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This was a nice history lesson place but staff were a little rude. I enjoyed looking at the houses but was a bit boring

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We live in Howick & can tell you that this is an attraction worth the detour from the central city. It's so good, film companies are now using the site.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Just love everything in this beautiful historic village. The old buildings, the furniture, costumes and everything belongs to the village are all well maintained. Feels like walking in a period in the past of New Zealand, really interesting. The staff which is our story teller was amazing, really informative and created heaps of fun while we were joining in some... More 

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New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

The enumeration on the map / layout / street plan given out needs to be a little better thought through, to avoid back-tracking, if possible. Staff were very helpful and engaging. Some of the explanatory signs were not easy for old eyes to read. Boy! Did they do it tough, back then. Yet, with negligible health services, many lived to... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

The buildings are very well maintained and set up. All the information boards are clear and concise. We liked the self guided map as we could look around at our own pace. As fellow history buffs and re-enactors from Australia, we loved this place. It was value for money for entry.

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The carefully preserved dwellings are picture perfect & well maintained. Great to see so many bought together & set out as this charming little village. The gardens and grounds have easy access. The information provided by the staff & displayed at each site was very informative & interesting. The furniture, period costumes/linen, machinery & other props used were all amazing,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Best way to learn about a unique period of Auckland history. The staff were wonderfully informative and our kids loved touring the houses and buildings.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

really enjoyed the easy walk around the historic village. It is very well done and well worth the money. Plenty of parking and the cafe was excellent. We spent an easy 2 hours looking around as one of the cottages was originally in our family.

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Address: Bells Road | Lloyd Elsmore Park, Howick, Auckland, New Zealand
Phone Number: 64 09 5769506
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland

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