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“disappointing” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Founders Park

Founders Park
Ranked #6 of 78 things to do in Nelson
Certificate of Excellence
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heretaunga
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15 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“disappointing”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2014

Thought it would have had more history to it, such as people in costume and maybe the shops open with things to buy

Visited March 2014
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Wellington, New Zealand
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20 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great historic place to visit”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2014

Spent the afternoon wandering around and looking at all the old buildings and static displays. Brought back lots of memories . Great lunch at the cafe and enjoyed the train ride which rested the weary feet at the end of the day.. Well worth spending the $$$. Staff very friendly

Visited March 2014
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Nelson
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“A great place for the visitor with time.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2014

Imaginative slant to the provincial colonial show place. Lots of old buildings settled into an accessible site. Some business working, but perhaps too many just stuffed and mounted for static display. Good cafe and brewery when your feet need a rest. Anyone know where they can get a real steam train?

Visited January 2014
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Ocean City, New Jersey
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37 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“7 dollars well spent”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2014

Something to do while in Nelson, an informative and enjoyable walk through the little village that has a brewery and a cafe where you stop in for a drink. You can go into some houses and shops and even a hospital, get a picture taken with a huge plane. Kids will like it too.

Visited March 2014
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St Albans, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Very interesting and worth a walk around”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2014

Really interesting seeing how the founders of New Zealand arrived and built the place from nothing. Lovely friendly staff as well.

Visited March 2014
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Thank MarkEsq
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