Visit our Living History Museum                                        (09) 576 9506                                                         

Open every day
from 10am to last admission 4pm
(unless advised differently)

You’ll find us in Howick,
East Auckland, New Zealand

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Live Days

Step Back in Time

You don’t have to read dreary old books to learn colonial history, just come along to one of our Live Days and see history unfold around you!  Every third Sunday in the month (subject to change) the village comes to life as a Living Museum.  Our volunteers dress-up in period costume and set about performing the daily chores and activities of early Howick settlers.

On most Live Days you will find a marching band, soldier military drills, an educational exhibition that relates to that month’s theme,  an opportunity to play Victorian Era games, and a horse and carriage. Don’t study history. Live it!

Live Days are from 10am to 4pm and admission charges apply.


Opening Hours

Village opens:

Every day from 10am to 4pm (last admission)

The Village is closed:
Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day, Good Friday and ANZAC Day.

Live Days in the village


Upcoming Events

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Make a day of it

icon time blueOpen every day
from 10am to 4pm
(last admission &
unless advised differently)


Where we are

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Howick Historical Village

Bells Road

Lloyd Elsmore Park



New Zealand