Highwic offers a unique insight into the life of the well-to-do Buckland family. Highwic's authenticity provides the perfect opportunity for school groups to learn about how people lived in Auckland in the late 1800s. A visit to Highwic helps students gain knowledge and understanding about events, places, people and lifestyles significant to colonial New Zealand.
Highwic depicts life in a Victorian colonial house, through hands-on and interactive educational experiences.
We offer a tailor-made educational programme relating to the activities and theme you advise us of when arranging your visit.
For adults, university and personal groups including English as a second language students, Highwic provides an extra dimension to the New Zealand way of life and a window to our colonial heritage. The authentic examples of household technology before electricity open many conversational opportunities.
Enjoy an introduction with a member of staff, and then a self-guided tour of the house.
Booking is essential for school parties and other groups.