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We visited Founders last Sunday morning and had a really good time. Fortunately for us they were holding a fantastic car show of classic and other old cars in aid of the new Hospice. Really interesting, lots going on, trips on the train old shops...More
This attraction is well worth a visit if you're in Nelson. Well laid out, interesting and great value for money. A craft brewery, a working school, artisans at work, plus heaps of displays with informative reading or videos and relics from the past, teaching the...More
Only $7 for an adult and children under 12 free admission. You can spend an afternoon looking around. Plenty of reading material. Buildings to go in and look around of how things were years ago, so quite historical. Cafe not too expensive and the service...More
We visited Founders Park whilst in Nelson. The entrance is through a windmill - interesting concept. A lovely sunny day to visit and walk around. Whilst some houses/buildings are being upgraded/refurbished we found the place well worth the time. Spoke a volunteer painting at the...More
This place has a huge amount of interesting stuff to see and is laid out attractively.
The old brewery has been recently replaced with a new restaurant serving local beers and good food.
From Nelson it fits in well to walk to centre of NZ...More
We went to an event at this venu. Day of the dead. It had been widly advertised in local media with an entry fee of $6.15. By tickets on line and avoid the lines they said. What they didn't bother saying is that you will...More
Date of experience: October 2018
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Departure818485, Manager at Founders Park, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018
Thank you for your feedback. We are only the venue and not the event organizer for The Day of the Dead and so are not involved in the marketing or organization of the event. I will pass your feedback on to the event organizer.
This is a historic replica of how life was in a village during the1880's and 1930's. Opened to the public in 1986, it is only a short walk from down town Nelson and worth the visit if you have the time, there is also street...More