Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Auckland

Auckland is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Auckland one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Auckland is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Auckland or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Auckland. Explore the historical monuments of Auckland with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Auckland guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Auckland page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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  1. Auckland Museum

    #1 of 18 Historical Places in Auckland
    Auckland Museum

    Tags: Memorial, War Memorial, Cafe

    Address: Auckland War Memorial Museum, Parnell, Auckland 1010, New Zealand

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Auckland War Memorial Museum is one of the most important museums in New Zealand and showcases rare artefacts that depict the story of Auckland along with its Natural and Military history. The bui...Read more

  2. Auckland Art Gallery

    #2 of 18 Historical Places in Auckland
    Auckland Art Gallery

    Tags: Art Gallery, Sculpture

    Address: Corner Kitchener and Wellesley Streets, Auckland, New Zealand

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Situated within a beautiful French-style mansion, the Auckland Art Gallery was established in the year 1888. It has New Zealand’s most extensive collection of art- historic, modern and contempor...Read more

  3. North Head Historic Reserve

    #3 of 18 Historical Places in Auckland
    North Head Historic Reserve

    Tags: Historical Site, Military Area

    Address: Hauraki Gulf Maritime Park, Devonport, Auckland 0624, New Zealand

    Timings: 06:00 am - 10:00 pm Details

    The North Head Historic Reserve is New Zealand’s most important military base and coastline security. Even today, the military tunnels, gun emplacements and fortifications dating back to late 19...Read more

  4. Hauraki Gulf

    #4 of 18 Historical Places in Auckland
    Hauraki Gulf

    Tags: Island, Historical Site, Nature

    Address: Hauraki Gulf, New Zealand

    The Hauraki Gulf (Tikapa Moana) consists of the Motutapu Island, Ponui Island, Waiheke Island, TiritiriMatangi, The dome of Rangitoto Island, The Browns Island, Motuihe Island, Pakihi Island, Pakatoa ...Read more

  5. Ponsonby

    #5 of 18 Historical Places in Auckland
    Ponsonby

    Tags: Bar, Art Gallery, Museum, Walking Area

    Address: Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Ponsonby is one of Auckland’s oldest neighbourhoods and still remains to be just as charming. The museums, restaurants, bars, pubs, art galleries, theatres,cafes and boutiques, transport you to ...Read more

  6. Albert Park

    #6 of 18 Historical Places in Auckland
    Albert Park

    Tags: Park, Walking Area, Statue, Cafe

    Address: Bowen Ln, Auckland, 1010, New Zealand

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Located close to the Trish Clark Gallery and a flood of cafes, the Albert Park is a relaxing green space at the heart of the city. The flower beds with pedestrian streets that are loved for their mini...Read more

  7. Howick Historical Village

    #7 of 18 Historical Places in Auckland
    Howick Historical Village

    Tags: Village, Tour, Historical Site

    Address: Bells Road, Lloyd Elsmore Park, Pakuranga, Auckland, PO Box 38-105, Howick, 2145, New Zealand

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Spread across 7 acres, the Howick Historical Village offers a time-travel experience with the whole estate maintained as it were in the colonial period. From actors who wear true-to-time clothes to hi...Read more

  8. Saint Patrick's Cathedral

    #8 of 18 Historical Places in Auckland
    Saint Patrick's Cathedral

    Tags: Religious Site, Landmark, Cathedral

    Address: St. Patrick's Cathedral, 43 Wyndham Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand

    Timings: 07:00 am - 08:30 pm Details

    Saint Patrick’s Cathedral is the Mother Church of Auckland diocese. The cathedral offers so much to visitors, not just a place to worship, but also peace, serenity and lovely grounds. This simpl...Read more

  9. Queen Street

    #9 of 18 Historical Places in Auckland
    Queen Street

    Tags: Streets

    Address: Auckland 1010, New Zealand

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Queen Street in Auckland is the central area and is known for its shopping destinations, hotels, accommodations, bars and restaurants. The streets along the way are full of cultural activities and are...Read more

  10. Winter Garden Auckland Domain

    #10 of 18 Historical Places in Auckland
    Winter Garden Auckland Domain

    Tags: Botanical Garden, Walking Area, Statue, Architecture

    Address: Wintergarden Rd, Parnell, Auckland 1010, New Zealand

    Timings: 09:00 am - 07:30 pm Details

    Designed in the early 20th century by Edwin Lutyens and Gertrude Jeckyll, the Winter Garden Auckland Domain is a botanical garden loved for its Victorian-style glass houses that are home toexquisite f...Read more

  11. Michael Joseph Savage Memorial Park

    #11 of 18 Historical Places in Auckland
    Michael Joseph Savage Memorial Park

    Tags: Outdoors, Park, Walking Area, Memorial

    Address: 19 Hapimana St, Orakei, Auckland 1071, New Zealand

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    A beautifully maintained park known for the Maori settlement history, the MJ Savage Memorial Park pays tribute to the first Labour Prime Minister of New Zealand- Michael Joseph Savage. The memorial of...Read more

  12. Holy Trinity Cathedral

    #12 of 18 Historical Places in Auckland
    Holy Trinity Cathedral

    Tags: Religious Site, Architecture , Cathedral

    Address: Corner St Stephens Avenue & Parnell Road, Parnell, Auckland 1052, New Zealand, (entrance on Cathedral forecourt)

    The Holy Trinity Cathedral was built in the late 20th century in Neo-Gothic style. The Nave of the church (a contemporary addition), is designed by N.Z. Architect Professor Richard (Dick) and dedicate...Read more

  13. Auckland Town Hall

    #13 of 18 Historical Places in Auckland
    Auckland Town Hall

    Tags: Entertainment, Performance, Concert, Hall

    Address: Queen St, Auckland, 1010, New Zealand

    Built during the early 20th century, the Auckland Town Hall was established as an administrative building. Today, along with its original function, the place is quiet popular for its Chamber Concert. ...Read more

  14. Vulcan Lane

    #14 of 18 Historical Places in Auckland
    Vulcan Lane

    Tags: Walking Area, Cafe, Entertainment, Shopping Center

    Address: Vulcan Ln, Auckland 1010, New Zealand

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Offering a quintessential urban experience, Vulcan Lane holds its charm in the crowded cafes, bustling shops and historic buildings. Take a walk here and you have seen the best of Auckland merge in a ...Read more

  15. Alberton

    #15 of 18 Historical Places in Auckland
    Alberton

    Tags: Mansion

    Address: 100 Mount Albert Rd, Mount Albert, Auckland 1025, New Zealand

    Timings: 10:30 am - 04:30 pm Details

    Belonging to Allan Kerr Taylor- a colonel in the British Army stationed in India, the Alberton started off a humble farm house that grew with the wealth of the owner. Currently the place offers a glim...Read more

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