“What a gift this beautiful place is!” St Anne’s School, Newtown

“What an inspirational woman challenging us with her faith, love and generosity. Great exhibition.” P Robinson, Australia

“Amazing – a privilege to visit.” P Meskill, Christchurch

“A wonderful, beautiful tribute to an amazing woman.” A & B Jamieson, Christchurch

 

Follow the footsteps of Suzanne Aubert—her early life and influences in France, the long sea voyage to New Zealand, the places she lived and the difference she made through her extraordinary work and her steadfast commitment to her mission.

Learn about Suzanne’s ongoing legacy through the work of the Sisters of Compassion as they live the vision today.

See unique artefacts, and audio and visual recordings, which bring the story to life.

aubert bag heritage centre interior

 

While you are here, take time to experience more of this special place. Visit Suzanne Aubert’s Grave, the Chapel of Our Lady of Compassion, Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto and the grounds and gardens.

View the exhibition narrative online

Find out more about Suzanne Aubert, New Zealand’s First Saint in the Making

 

Group and School visits: 

We welcome visits from groups and schools. Tours and programmes can be tailored for your group. Contact visitor experience manager to book a visit.

 

Opening times:

10am-4pm, Monday to Saturday and by appointment.