Hours and admission


Closed: Mondays, Christmas Day and Good Friday (and for private functions)

Adults $8
Seniors $6
Students/Community Services Card $3
Children (under 18) FREE
KMB Society Members FREE
Guided Tour - Adults $10 per person
Guided Tour - Seniors $8 per person
Guided tour - School & Tertiary groups $3 per student
Group leaders/teachers FREE



25 Tinakori Road, Wellington, 6011


The House and Garden is only 10 minutes walk from the Parliament buildings or Old St. Paul’s cathederal.

Public bus

Catch the Number 14 bus towards Wilton and get off at nearby Park Street. Ask the driver for Tinakori Road.

Tour bus

You can join John's Hop On Hop Off City Tour, which stops a 10 minute walk away on Molesworth Street.


One hour free parking outside - limited spaces - two hours free parking on Tinakori Road and Hobson Street, Look for the blue "Coupon Parking" signs, you can park here for FREE for TWO HOURS without a coupon. Avoid resident parking areas marked with red signs.

Plan your visit

Welcome to the childhood home of New Zealand’s most famous author, Katherine Mansfield. Her memories and experiences here were recreated in her most famous short stories, The AloePrelude, A BirthdayThe Dolls' House, and The Wind Blows.


Translations of our visitor guide are available in 日本人 (Japanese), 中國 (Chinese), 한국의 (Korean), Français (French), Deutsch (German), Español (Spanish) and Portugueses (Portugese).

Gift shop

Our gift shop includes works by and about Katherine Mansfield.