Opening hours (at Alert Level 1)
Daily 10.00am - 4.00pm
Tours at 11am, 12 noon, 2pm and 3 pm Wednesday - Sunday only. Garden visits only on Monday and Tuesday.
French Coffee House 10.00am - 3.30pm.
Guided tour including printery and garden
Garden-only visit: $7
Accompanied school-age children, Heritage New Zealand members free.
Coffee, Croissant and Culture tour combo (Summer only): $24.50 per person
Access to the printery is by guided tour only to help preserve this precious building.
Please understand that surcharges may apply at times of special events.
Guided heritage tours
Touch the past in New Zealand’s only surviving pioneer printery, our eye-opening displays and hands-on tours bring this mission story to life.
- Learn how to bind a book, discover how to tan leather.
Guided tours includes the printery and heritage garden. Book your visit online now...
Daily guided tour times:
November - April: 10am 11am 12pm 2pm 3pm 4pm.
May - October: 10am 11am 12pm 2pm 3pm.
Coffee, Croissant and Culture tour
Our seasonal Coffee, Croissant and Culture Tour delivers a great Pompallier package.
- Fully guided tour of the Mission and Printery, followed by coffee and croissants in our French Coffee House.
Relax with views over the gardens and harbour. Book your visit online now...
Daily (year round) at 10am 11am 12pm 2pm.
Guided tours for groups are available by arrangement, and customised to your requirements. We would be delighted to work with you to develop a programme suited to the ages and interests of your group.
For Trade and Community Group tours, contact firstname.lastname@example.org to make a booking.
For School Groups, contact email@example.com to discuss your requirements and arrange a convenient time.
Take a break with a Bishop's Brew coffee in our petite French Cafe and enjoy the views over the gardens and harbour. Other light refreshments are available including cold drinks, ice creams, and morning/afternoon teas.
Shop at our gift shop for a special reminder of your visit.
The Visitor Centre and gardens are accessible for wheelchairs. Sorry, there is no wheelchair access to the Printery.
Disabled parking is available at our Visitor Centre.
A visitor toilet is located in our Visitor Centre.