The Barker Family's lifelong passion project of restoring the Castle continues today. Please be aware that we are currently doing key restoration work on the tower and in some rooms. The tower is currently not accessible for viewing. More information on restoration work here.

App takes castle back in time


Visitors to Larnach Castle can now travel back in time.

A smartphone application launched at the castle allows it to be experienced as the bustling stately residence it was a century ago.

Seven period scenes, showing how the rooms were used a century ago, were filmed around the castle in April for the virtual reality tour. The app was introduced at the castle last week, after more than a year of development by Dunedin companies Animation Research and the Video Factory.

Read the full story by Nigel Benson on the Otago Daily Times below ...

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