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Christmas Celebration with my Husband's work

This amazing old Family Home is an attraction for people wanting to see how Family life was way... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
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Devonshire tea at historic Alberton

We found this by incident and then they had tickets for Devonshire tea. The house and park are... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2018
Auckland, 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.
100 Mount Albert Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1025, New Zealand
+64 9-846 7367
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Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

This amazing old Family Home is an attraction for people wanting to see how Family life was way back in the very early days of Big Family Homes. It's an Historical place and I would recommend anyone visiting Auckland to go and see this once...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

We found this by incident and then they had tickets for Devonshire tea. The house and park are fantastic, given an excellent umpressen of life in historic Auckland - it is stated somewhere that you feel as if the family just left, and that is...More

Thank DrKimbel
Reviewed 19 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

Thank Oskar_Baxter
Reviewed 10 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
Reviewed 17 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 21 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

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 12 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

Thank Tangoj63
Reviewed 19 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

Thank Kiwiontour_50
Reviewed 16 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
Reviewed 15 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

Thank infoF2547NL
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