Nairn cottage is a small cottage with some of the previous original furniture. The cottage is on a steep street so getting a taxi or driving would be a good idea. Tours are held... read more
Registered with the New Zealand Historic Places Trust as having...
Registered with the New Zealand Historic Places Trust as having 'outstanding significance,' Nairn Street Cottage was built by William Wallis in the 1850s as a home for his family. It is Wellington's oldest original cottage and tells the story of the Wallis Family, who lived in the cottage for three generations. Admission includes a tour of the clapboard cottage and the stunning heritage gardens, where the story of these early settlers and their descendants is brought to life.
Summer season; January-March 2016: Open daily, with tours at 12pm, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm.
Winter season, March-December 2016: Tours at 12pm, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm every Saturday and Sunday. Closed: Monday-Friday.