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Taranaki Pioneer Village

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Set in ten acres, and representative of a Taranaki Pioneer Village from 1850 to 1950, complete with village green and lake. It comprises 40+ authentic, mostly original, buildings, several being pre-1900. All are furnished and filled out in the period and most can be entered. The Village Homestead features possibly the only known example of a 'Kauri Bath Tub made entirely of this native timber. The comprehensive Stratford Hospital Museum, run by a team of retired nurses, is believed to be the largest in NZ.

Walk, feel & sense the vivid history of everyday life in an early Pioneer Village.

Collection Type
History, Open Air


Contact Details
Postal address iconPO Box 401, Stratford 4352
Telephone number icon64-6-765 5399
Web address iconhttp://www.pioneervillage.co.nz
Email address iconadmin@pioneervillage.co.nz
Staff iconFive paid staff including a teacher for School Education & Holiday programmes. Over 30 volunteers.
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Visitor Information
Physical address iconState Highway 3, Stratford, New Zealand
Hours of operation iconDaily 10am-4pm (open Wed - Sun during winter months - see updates on FaceBook)
Charges iconAdult $12.00 Senior Citizens $10.00 Children $5.00 Pre-schoolers Free Family $25.00 (2 adults & up to 4 school children) Train Rides $3 each with entry to Village; $5 each without entry to Village


Facilities
CafeParkingShopFunction SpaceGuided TourMembership ClubToilets



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