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Nice historic home in Stoke, just outside Nelson; one of the first homes to be built in the settlement. Now owned by the local council and staffed by volunteers, it is furnished in the Victorian era of the first family. Just $5 entrance fee and...More
While visiting Nelson I was walking along and found Broadgreen House. Beautiful! I love old things and history and this place did not disappoint. A friendly and helpful lady on reception greeted me and explained a little about the house, $5 entry paid and she...More
You can visit this historic house and see how people used to live. It is set out to show you how things were. It is also set in lovely gardens including beautiful rose gardens so a good time to go is when they are all...More
An opportunity to look back at how our predecessors lived in the early years of European settlement. A lovely old house and when the roses are in bloom I'm sure the gardens would also be worth the visit. Thanks to our volunteer tour guide Jenny
So worth the $5, We were hesitant due to lack of time and money, but so glad we did. I did end up wishing I had more time as I knew I would, spent too much time in the garden wondering whether to go in...More
This is a wonderful place to visit and imagining just what life was like for the early immigrants. The volunteers.do a wonderful job keeping the house in tip top condition.
It is free entry for local people.
Have visited Broadgreen many times over the years and there is often something new to see. Yes, the lighting in the dining room is in keeping with the period and, I assume necessarily low for preservation of some materials, but, for my friend and I...More