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Historical atmosphere

The best time to visit the Historical village is the weekend, especially when there is a market... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2018
Merilynn
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Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
Something for everyone - even shopaholics !

Interesting mix of shops, craft and hobby stores, cafe and all in historic buildings! farmers... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
Jan G
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Tauranga, New Zealand
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 29 November 2014

Its a shame that this place is not on the cruise ship visiting list- early NZ history all set out in lovely grounds-the old buildings have been kept in good condition and there is a lot of activities going on here

3  Thank 60stravellers2014
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 23 November 2014

Do not visit here if you are expecting a museum. If you remember it from its heyday in the 80s, when the interior of each replica building was filled with antiques, usually in a replica historical setting (like a home, shop, school) of yesteryear, then...More

4  Thank Eternaty
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

from the lions market on every second sunday through to steampunk september the old buildings and a pretty good coffee shop its a destination point that is fun to visit on a day out

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Reviewed 3 August 2018

The best time to visit the Historical village is the weekend, especially when there is a market happening. Also a great place to go when there is a new artist showing in the small art gallery there. During the school holidays they hold childrens activities...More

1  Thank Merilynn
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Its a nice, quaint place to visit and the highlights are some of the artsy shops within the village. There is also a nice cafe in the complex too and the Cult Cinema shows are worth a visit. However, some of the shops seem to...More

1  Thank Paul C
Reviewed 28 July 2018

If old buildings and streets are your thing then come here! Every 1st and 3rd Sunday there is a street Market. the retailers here are also open. Great coffee shop and plenty of parking!

1  Thank LorraineD1578
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Interesting mix of shops, craft and hobby stores, cafe and all in historic buildings! farmers market some Sundays.

1  Thank Jan G
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We held an area meeting for a womens group here and the hall was a perfect venue for a gathering of up tp 80 people (at a guess)

1  Thank Carole Y
Reviewed 30 April 2018

You can visit here at no cost and walk around old buildings and a small church. There is a cafe too which is cheap to eat at but not a big selection. Though the hot chips are very good and so is the coffee. There...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

The Incubator team really went all out to provide a themed artsy event for our hen's night to create a canvas for the bride and groom to keep.

Thank mcgaval
Reviewed 28 March 2018

The small town is great to see, if you have kids they will love this old time town. the walk along the river was nice and there is alot to see and read about the history. the town bakery serves some amazing pies so this...More

Thank LUC4S
Reviewed 21 February 2018

If you like interesting shops and stalls this will suit you. Good place to have a wander, buy various things for presents or to take back after the holiday, well worth a visit.

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