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Higgins Heritage Park - Steam Up & Open Day

Sunday 7th April 2024

Steam up with Traction Engine, School Bus, Honey Barrel and Jigger rides plus Museum Sheds Open Day - come and enjoy a picnic on the Village Green or in the pavilion.

Family Friendly Day Out - A great place to go and spend the day.
Higgins Heritage Park is a family of working museums of heritage / museum and living history activities of our forefathers including:
- Bush railway jigger rides around the park perimeter
- Vintage small engines, machinery and tractors
- The Rural Life Museum
- Historic Transport Museum with vintage trucks and associated vehicles
- Pigeon Valley Steam Machinery Museum of steam engines and steam machinery
- Rover Car Club with its headquarters in an old garage with vintage petrol pumps.
- Army Group Centre who provide living history displays and equipment
- The Ray Win Collection of Jowett vehicles and speedway bikes
- The Harry Holmwood Memorial Museum
- A Working sawmill, Vintage Chainsaw and early logging collection and the Golden Downs Forestry Hut
- G & HO gauge Model railways

Family Friendly


April 7


10am - 3pm


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


Higgins Heritage Park Wakefield
222 Pigeon Valley Road, Wakefield

Tickets, Bookings and Entry

Adult $5, Children under 13 free


Ph. 027 631 6786

Additional Info

Official Website

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