You’ll find us in Howick, 
East Auckland, New Zealand                               (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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Meet the Villagers

Step Back in Time

You don’t have to read dreary old books to learn about history, just come along to one of our "Meet the Villagers" 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 "Meet the Villagers" 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!

"Meet the Villagers" 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.

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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



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