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Golders Cottage, originally named 'Straven Cottage', is one of the earliest pioneer homes of Upper Hutt. Built in 1876 by John Golder, it was lived in by members of the family until 1985. Additions were made to the cottage up until 1920. The preserved cottage and artifacts reflect early life in New Zealand.

Golders Cottage has a fascinating collection of memorabilia from the era. Much of the furniture exhibited was made by John Golder himself and other items on display have always had their home in the cottage.

This is an historic house and museum all in one. Stroll around the cottage and grounds and view the original outbuildings.

Groups may view the cottage during the week by prior arrangement.

Admission fee applies.