Your guide to events in Nelson, New Zealand
The historic house is open 10.30am - 4.30pm every day except Good Friday and Christmas Day.
Broadgreen House is one of Nelson’s oldest residential buildings. The charming cob cottage was built in 1855 for Mr and Mrs Edmund Buxton, and their six daughters.
Broadgreen Historic House is fully furnished with period furniture and household goods offering a glimpse inside a comfortable middle class colonial residence of the mid-1800. It is easy to imagine the family and their servants returning at any moment to the parlour, the nursery, the kitchen and the smoking room. One of the oldest quilts in New Zealand is one of the items in the extensive textile collection.
Samuel’s Rose Garden, established in 1968, contains 560 named varieties and over 3000 plants. The Nelson Rose Society adds new cultivars every year.
Nelson & suburbs
03 547 0403
276 Nayland Road, Stoke, Nelson