We had a personal tour through the cottage and garden. It was interesting to hear the story about the generations of the family that lived in the cottage that was built by their... 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.