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Explore our Time Trail of buildings from the 1860s to the 1930s.

Picnic in our spacious grounds and browse through the displays in our heritage houses Check out our large collection of early photos of the area or our collection of family archives.

Silverdale Pioneer Village, now in it’s 50th year is an ideal place for a family visit where you can wander through the buildings or picnic under the trees 
Set in park-like surrounds with a heritage chapel onsite, the Silverdale Pioneer Village is ideal to stage 
an outdoor wedding.

News Items of interest………..
Matakana Bus Trip
The trip is on November 3 ($25) leaving the Pioneer Village at 9am with the usual pickups. People can have morning tea (can bring their own or at the cafe) when we arrive at Morris & James, before going on a guided tour behind the scenes seeing how the pots etc are made & decorated. We’ll go into Matakana for lunch (once again buy or BYO) then to the Warkworth Museum where they’ve made quite a few alterations since we were last there. They have a magnificent clothing collection & for an extra $2 they will have the clothing conservator on site to show it to small groups.
Contact Ngaire on 4248615 if you would like to come along.

Opening hours during Winter                               
Open Weekends only 10 am to 3 pm