Nestled in the picturesque west coast village of Matakohe, Northland, The Kauri Museum is one of New Zealand’s most amazing theme museums.
Voted one of the best places to visit in Northland, the Kauri Museum is the perfect insight into Northland’s pioneering past. Visit this heritage museum en route to the ancient kauri trees of the Waipoua Forest.
The award winning museum tells the fascinating story of the pioneering days through the use of kauri timber and kauri gum. Explore the many exceptional displays and galleries inside the museum, from the magnificent collection of antique kauri furniture and the largest collection of kauri gum in the world, to the restored machinery, including NZ’s earliest tractor, a 1929 Cat 60 and a turning steam sawmill.
As one of Northland’s best attractions you will be able to view a two storey life-sized replica Boarding House, a Pioneer School and the historic Matakohe Post Office with a fantastic collection of telephones.
Adults: $25 per person
Child: $8 per person
Family: 2 adults & 2 Children $55
The Kauri Museum is pleased to announce the offering of two new guided tours this season. You will have the choice of two guided tours, offered at 11:30am and 1:45pm daily. Each tour takes approximately 45 minutes and is hosted by one of our friendly and knowledgeable team members. For more information and pricing for our great value day pass (admission plus your choice of guided tour) BOOK HERE:
Visit our Website: www.kaurimuseum.com/