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Higgins Heritage Park - Steam-Up & Open Day

Sunday 3rd April 2022

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

Steam up action, various rides & displays of heritage vehicles & machinery. An ideal park 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:
- G & HO gauge model railways
-Bush railway jigger
-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 with living history displays & equipment
-The Ray Win Collection of Jowett vehicles & speedway bikes
-The Harry Holmwood Memorial Museum
-A Working sawmill, Vintage Chainsaw & early logging collection & the Golden Downs Forestry Hut

Family Friendly


April 3


10 AM - 3 PM


Nelson & suburbs, Richmond & surrounds, Mapua / Moutere / Motueka, Tapawera / Wakefield


Higgins Heritage Park Wakefield
222 Pigeon Valley Road, Wakefield

Tickets, Bookings and Entry

$5 per adult, children under 13 free


Ph. 0276316786

Additional Info

Official Website

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