There's always something happening with a heritage theme - at one of the properties we care for, or just other events, activities, operating days and opportunities for you to enjoy some time out.
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Entry fees for members
Members of Heritage New Zealand and members of organisations with which we have a reciprocal visiting agreement, please note that for special events and exhibitions an entry fee or surcharge may apply where normally free entry is available.
Check individual event listings for details.
Visit Highwic during our Coal Range Cooking days and see, smell and taste cooking being done on our authentic Victorian coal range.
It’s the 21st century and taxidermy is fashionable once more. Gone are the days where gentleman hunters were mounting the spoils of their morbid excursions, this Victorian art-form is currently experiencing a female-led resurgence that has a reverence for wildlife and conservation at its heart. It is this renewed interest in the art of taxidermy that The Metropolitan Club, in association with Hendrick’s Gin and Highwic, supported by the Auckland Museum, will explore in The Art of Death exhibition.
Alberton’s Victorian ballroom and expansive verandah the perfect settings for this mini market of vintage and antique treasures! There will be fine china, textiles, Crown Lynn, clothing, Depression glass, crystal, silver, kitchen & tableware, jewellery, accessories and retro bric-a-brac! Come along to chat to the collectors and rummage through their wares.