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Turnbull House

27 Bowen Street, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
+64 4-802 4860
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Belonged to a philanthropist

We didn't go inside but this belonged to a philanthropist who gave his library to the local library... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2017
SteveS1970
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Coventry, United Kingdom
You could do it, but you could skip it also

There are a lot of old buildings and attractions in the city so I can't suggest wasting any here... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2016
James A
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Windsor, Canada
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good25%
  • Average39%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible12%
26 Feb 2017
“Belonged to a philanthropist”
14 Mar 2016
“You could do it, but you could skip it also”
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27 Bowen Street, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
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+64 4-802 4860
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

We didn't go inside but this belonged to a philanthropist who gave his library to the local library which is considered the finest in the southern hemisphere. You will pass it when near the parliament buildings.

Thank SteveS1970
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

There are a lot of old buildings and attractions in the city so I can't suggest wasting any here, but if you're about and looking at the parliament buildings then you could check this out with little extra effort. Personally I wouldn't make the extra...More

Thank James A
Reviewed 3 March 2015 via mobile

We were there on a Friday. No reason given as to why it was closed at 2pm. Very disappointed. I had wanted to see this important architecture and home to a founding family of Wellington.

Thank PickyDianne
Reviewed 25 December 2014

Worth a visit if you're near the parliament buildings. Shows some of the history of Wellington. Glad I saw it.

Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 1 January 2013

Love heritage buildings, and used to really love going when the Alexander Turnbull Library was housed here before moving to the National Library.

Thank kiwi_choccie_11
Reviewed 6 June 2012

Turnbull House is a nice building near the Wellington Parliament House. The old building is nice, but unless you are holding a function there, it is just a building. Take a look, but don’t expect to spend more than a few minutes here.

Thank Fiver75
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