Welcome to Taranaki Pioneer Village!
Open daily from 10am to 4pm (except Christmas day and Good Friday) at Stratford South in Central Taranaki. Open at other times by arrangement.
Taranaki Pioneer Village on State Highway 3, just south of Stratford in Central Taranaki, offers 10 acres of Taranaki Heritage. Take a nostalgic stroll through yesteryear and experience an outdoor museum presenting the life of Taranaki pioneers in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries - recall childhood memories and introduce ‘the good old days’ to the younger generation” A major central Taranaki visitor attraction that appeals to all ages with modern amenities which contrast with a 'stepping back in time' experience as visitors enter village main street. click here to learn more
The Pioneer Village outdoor museum also offers a beautiful venue for weddings, family and corporate functions with the Mangatoki Church, grounds, and Harrison Function Centre which accommodates 150 people. Onsite catering is available. The Shakee Pear Cafe has a relaxed, warm atmosphere with adjacent children's playground... click here to learn more
Take a school excursion and go back in time. Our education facilities offer a wonderful environment for student learning modules. Our school teacher has programmes to suit all abilities... click here to learn more.
No visit to the Taranaki Pioneer Village would be complete without taking a ride on the 'Pioneer Express' train. A popular way to view the complex it encircles the property. click here to learn more
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