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 award winning Kauri Museum tells the story of the kauri tree, the people and the industries that harvested the rich resources of our ancient kauri forests.
Kauri timber and kauri gum (juvenile amber) fuelled the building of our nation.
Experience the kauri story of the past, understand its present and be part of the kauri tree’s future.
Visit our Website: www.kaurimuseum.com/