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Higgins Heritage Park - Heritage Month Open Day

Sunday 18th April 2021

A Family Friendly Day Out - A great place to go and spend the day.

Action & displays of heritage vehicles & machinery. A model demonstration of steam-power workings, rides in a vintage school bus, bush rail jigger, honey barrel train also G & HO model railways operating, displays of Rover & Jowett marque vehicles, small engines & tractors. An ideal place for a picnic along with enjoying an appreciation of yesteryear transport, forestry, farming machinery, equipment & rural life.

Working museums of heritage and living history activities of our forefathers:
- 2 model railways
-Bush railway jigger rides around the park perimeter
-Vintage small engines, machinery & tractors
-The Rural Life Museum
-Historic Transport Museum vintage trucks & associated vehicles
-Pigeon Valley Steam Machinery Museum of steam engines & steam machinery
-Rover Car Club with its headquarters in an old garage with vintage petrol pumps.
-Army Group Centre living history displays & equipment
-The Ray Win Collection of Jowett vehicles
-The Harry Holmwood Memorial Museum
-A Working sawmill, Vintage Chainsaw & early logging collection & the Golden Downs Forestry Hut

Family Friendly


April 18


10 AM - 3 PM


Nelson & suburbs, Richmond & surrounds, Tapawera / Wakefield


Higgins Heritage Park Wakefield
222 Pigeon Valley Road, Wakefield

Tickets, Bookings and Entry

Adult $5, Children under 13 free


Ph. 0276316786

Additional Info

Official Website

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