Exterior Cottage of Ewelme Cottage at dusk

Ewelme Cottage is open under ORANGE in the traffic light system. If you are visiting us, you will need to wear a mask and follow our Covid-19 requirements. At this time, we do not require Vaccine Passes for entry to our visitor sites, cafes and shops, however this may be reviewed in line with our Covid-19 policy settings. You can check our website on the day of your visit for the most up-to-date information and please stay home if you’re unwell. For the latest on Covid-19 in Aotearoa New Zealand visit the official government website.

Opening Hours

10.30am - 4.00pm

Last admission into the house at 3.15pm

Closed Good Friday and Christmas Day

no-smoking toilet


Member Free

Adult $10.00

Under 18 years Free

* Surcharges may apply for special events


14 Ayr Street
Parnell, Auckland 1052

+64 9 524 5729


The study at Ewelme Cottage filled with books, photographs, a desk and chair, as well as two more chairs for guests

Possessed of a magnificent beard and an even more arresting name, the Rev Vicesimus Lush commissioned Ewelme Cottage during his tenure as Vicar of Howick. Completed in 1864 it has - bar the odd early alteration - remained largely unchanged ever since.

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The Lush family outside Ewelme Cottage

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