Aerial view of Alberton house with suburbia in the background.

Highwic is open under ORANGE in the traffic light system. If you are visiting us, you will need to wear a mask and follow our Covid-19 requirements. At this time, we do not require Vaccine Passes for entry to our visitor sites, cafes and shops, however this may be reviewed in line with our Covid-19 policy settings. You can check our website on the day of your visit for the most up-to-date information and please stay home if you’re unwell. For the latest on Covid-19 in Aotearoa New Zealand visit the official government website.

Opening Hours

Wednesday - Sunday
10.30am - 4.00pm

Last admission into the house at 3.15pm

Closed Good Friday and Christmas Day

parking parking no-smoking toilet shops


Member Free

Adult $10.00

Under 18 years Free

* Surcharges may apply for special events


40 Gillies Avenue
Newmarket, Auckland 1023

+64 9 524 5729

The boys shared bedroom with three beds, a record player and various toys under an a frame roof at Highwic

Perched above Newmarket’s bustling commercial strip, Highwic is an island of Victorian heritage calm surrounded by a beautiful heritage garden and orchard. As you stroll through its rooms, all of which are ‘dressed’ with the Bucklands’ original furnishings, along with art and household items of the period, you’ll experience Highwic not as a museum but as a life-filled home, where everyone has just shot off to Saturday sports, friends’ houses and the shops.

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Historic photo of Highwic through the trees

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Photo: Highwic Collection, Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga

Letter on desk with ink pot and pen


Photo: Steve Burgess

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