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Turnbull House

4/5
3 Reviews
Phone: +64 0(4) 802 4860

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Many ancient buildings in Wellington, the capital of New Zealand, are well preserved, and the Turnbull House is one of them. This red brick historic house is in the center of Wellington, near St. Paul's Cathedral, and is a hot spot for photos.

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  • on_the_go_98765
    on_the_go_98765
    Tucson
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    Preserving a piece of history

    In 2012, the building was officially closed because it was earthquake-prone. At some point, this may be remedied by some reinforcing means but, until then ... This 100+ year old 3 story brick beau...

    Reviewed on /Date(1553482602000+0800)/
  • 73glennk
    73glennk
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    Nice

    Well cared for old building with a lot of history. Great architecture and beautiful spot in the city

    Reviewed on /Date(1516380397000+0800)/
  • SteveS1970
    SteveS1970
    Coventry, United Kingdom
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    Belonged to a philanthropist

    We didn't go inside but this belonged to a philanthropist who gave his library to the local library which is considered the finest in the southern hemisphere. You will pass it when near the parliament...

    Reviewed on /Date(1488088116000+0800)/
  • JamesA546
    JamesA546
    Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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    You could do it, but you could skip it also

    There are a lot of old buildings and attractions in the city so I can't suggest wasting any here, but if you're about and looking at the parliament buildings then you could check this out with little ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1457918890000+0800)/
  • PickyDianne
    PickyDianne
    San Diego, California
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    Closed

    We were there on a Friday. No reason given as to why it was closed at 2pm. Very disappointed. I had wanted to see this important architecture and home to a founding family of Wellington.

    Reviewed on /Date(1425324940000+0800)/

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