At Violinos: Musical Adventureland

The ultimate musical experience. A local tourist attraction 5 minutes from Ashburton. Viewings are by appointment only.
Opening at 10:00
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10 months ago
This is a really amazing place even if, like me, you aren't a musician. Weird, wacky, and challenging. Loved it.
- Blue B
2 years ago
Red Hatter's bus trip included visit here. Friendly welcome, beautiful home & amazing music memorabilia. We heard the history of the Farm, were all given instruments to make a band & then toured the various buildings. Despite the rain, a very enjoyable visit.
- Jenni C
4 years ago
Calm stay, interesting musical instruments, good service and value for the money

The Ultimate Musical Experience

At Violinos is home to a unique collection of handcrafted musical instruments. Getting a tour of At Violinos gives you the opportunity to explore the instruments and the surrounding garden. It is fun, informative and anyone can do it. No musical knowledge is required, however experienced musicians can play more intricate songs. 

Come and enjoy the stunning panoramic views and relax in the beautiful, musically themed gardens. You can also have fun with games such as giant Chess, Checkers, Connect Four and a Swiss game called Nine Men Morris. 

At Violinos also houses a boutique chapel. The chapel is available for weddings and concerts.

Over the years At Violinos has received donations from past visitors. These donations are proudly on display in the Collectors Gallery. Hidden amongst the collection is a early 20th Century Pianola. This is an example of one of the many rare items housed inside the Gallery.

Check out our photos on   facebook   or book a tour today. All ages welcome!

Viewings are by appointment only.

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  • 027 602 8239


Get directions
629 Methven Highway
Ashburton 7776
New Zealand

Opening Hours

Mon:10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Tue:10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Wed:10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Thu:10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Fri:10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Sat:1:00 – 3:00 pm
Sun:1:00 – 3:00 pm
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