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Well laid out heritage village that felt quite real as we wandered around. Fascinating and very informative insight into the lives of the early settlers to the region. Lots of material to read and things to see, Nice cafe on site. Staff very friendly and...More
This is a great volunteer-led heritage attraction, where we spent much longer than we expected. It showcases not just historic buildings but a whole way of life. There is a vast amount of material on display in many of the buildings, and good information boards...More
Awesome layout, historical buildings, historical references - very informative and educational. We spent a few hours and enjoyed every minute - being transported back in time to "pioneering days" - loved it, and the miniature train ride was the icing on the cake!!
A great place for all the family to explore. Take the little train around the complex, then explore all the wonderful preserved buildings. Memories for the 'oldies', adventures for the little ones and fascination for everyone else! Well worth a visit.
Allow at least 2 to 3 hours to explore this wonderful display of scenarios from New Zealand's recent past history. We spent four hours there and we almost saw everything in the detail that we wished to acquire. The buildings and interior displays were authentic...More
I have lived in Taranaki most of my life and have always driven past here saying, "we must call in there". I'm so glad we did. You need several hours to get around it. Such interesting information. Some great places for photos too. The train...More