Antrim House

An imposing Edwardian house built in 1905 for the successful founder of the Hannahs footwear firm. Surrounded by lawns and trees, it's a small oasis in the city. Open during normal business hours, access limited.

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Right in the heart of Wellington is imposing Antrim House, a prominent landmark in what was once a predominantly residential central city street. It was built in 1905 as the home of successful businessman and founder of R Hannah & Co Ltd, Robert Hannah, his wife Hannah and their family.

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Antrim House (named after the county of Hannah's birth) was his last home, had all the latest conveniences including gas, electric light and bathrooms. Though surrounded by high rise buildings, Antrim House still has its lawns and trees, an oasis of green in the city.

The house is now the headquarters of Heritage New Zealand. Open during normal office hours, access is generally limited to the main hallway and board room.


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Physical address

Antrim House, 63 Boulcott Street, Wellington Central, Wellington, 6011, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
8.30am - 5.00pm Monday to Friday. Closed weekends, public holidays and 24 December-3 January
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

Proximity to town:
Situated in central Wellington

Pricing and Conditions

Further pricing information:
Access to the public rooms at Antrim may be limited when in use for Heritage New Zealand activities.

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