Exterior Cottage of Ewelme Cottage at dusk

Ewelme Cottage is open under RED in the traffic light system. If you’re visiting us, you will need to present your Vaccine Pass to staff and follow our Covid-19 requirements. Please stay home if you’re sick. For the latest on Covid-19 in Aotearoa New Zealand visit the official government website.

Opening Hours

10.30am - 4.00pm

Closed Good Friday and Christmas Day

no-smoking toilet


Member Free

Adult $10.00

Under 18 years Free

* Surcharges may apply for special events


14 Ayr Street
Parnell, Auckland 1052

+64 9 524 5729


The study at Ewelme Cottage filled with books, photographs, a desk and chair, as well as two more chairs for guests

Possessed of a magnificent beard and an even more arresting name, the Rev Vicesimus Lush commissioned Ewelme Cottage during his tenure as Vicar of Howick. Completed in 1864 it has - bar the odd early alteration - remained largely unchanged ever since.

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The Lush family outside Ewelme Cottage

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