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Alberton

100 Mount Albert Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1025, New Zealand
+64 9-846 7367
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Interesting For History Buffs

If you are interested in old, historic homes and/or in Auckland history then you will not want to... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2018
Oskar_Baxter
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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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Great for older visitors or children

Alberton is like having a walk back in history which is great for older visitors seeking to... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2017
Narziss
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New Zealand
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This home grew from a modest farmhouse built in 1863 into an enormous fairy tale mansion, where visitors can admire its beautiful verandahs and towers and view original family furniture.
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100 Mount Albert Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1025, New Zealand
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Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

If you are interested in old, historic homes and/or in Auckland history then you will not want to miss this very well preserved home. If neither of those are of particular interest it might not be worth your time. Be sure and ask for the...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2017

Alberton is like having a walk back in history which is great for older visitors seeking to reminisce on time gone by, or to visit with children to show them how things used to be.

Thank Narziss
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

I was very disappointed with Alberton, especially after my excellent visit to Highwic earlier the same day. There was no one around to greet me or collect my admission fee; I had to interrupt a couple who were inspecting the house as possible wedding venue...More

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Reviewed 20 February 2017

Peak into the past at Alberton and immerse yourself in history. The home of a pioneering family, the restoration is historically accurate and provides a snapshot of life in the late 19th century. Climbing the steep attic stairs to the servants rooms was amazing, imagine...More

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Reviewed 11 December 2016

This is a heritage house and is well worth visiting if you are interested in old buildings etc. The friendly volunteer gave us an introduction about the house and then we wandered on our own. We purchased a small guide book for 2 NZD but...More

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Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

I was invited to meet a friend at Alberton and though I now live in Auckland I had not heard of it before so went along not really knowing what to expect. Alberton is a lovely old historic home in Mount Albert with beautiful grounds....More

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Reviewed 15 November 2016

If you love exploring historic houses you will love Alberton. Tucked away in a suburban area it looks so inviting and it's so peaceful inside. The display of how it went from a farmhouse to an eighteen room mansion is intriguing. If you like taking...More

Thank Trangie
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Reviewed 14 November 2016

Our group of 8 people went to Alberton for tea and a tour of the house. Great tour, nice and short, but very informative, then you can wander through the house at your leisure. prefect. Then tea was served on the veranda - very old...More

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Reviewed 6 November 2016

Alberton is a must to visit. It is the epitome of auckland's early settlement and architectural glory. A must to visit.

Thank Keith P
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

One of only a few grand homes in Auckland open to the public and offering a look into how life was like a century ago . Ive been fond of this place for many years and visited it often . The design of the mansion...More

Thank Codiegirl
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