As one of the best places to visit in Northland, The Kauri Museum is the perfect insight into Northland's pioneer past.
Visit our heritage museum en route to the ancient kauri trees in the Waipoua Forest.
Nestled in the picturesque west coast village of Matakohe, Northland, The Kauri Museum is one of New Zealand's most amazing theme museums.
Approximately 90,000 people visit our internationally acclaimed Northland heritage museum every year.
Browse the Kauri Museum Souvenir Shop during your visit, and choose from the best selection of kauri products in New Zealand. Or browse our Online Shop, we have a great range of unique kauri products perfect for gifts.
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What makes us different?
We are a Museum and Art Gallery sharing the story of our pioneering settlers through the lens of the Kauri Industry. We have various activities available to visitors, including: interactive hands-on displays, historic buildings and books to explore, personal stories from the past, and the beautiful Kauri Coast just up the road.