Matamata Firth Tower Museum

Take a glimpse into Matamata’s pioneering history at Firth Tower Museum, located just 2km from town on Tower Rd. The museum occupies the site of the former 56,000 acre Matamata Estate, established by Auckland entrepreneur Josiah Firth in 1882. Learn about life in days gone by through the Matamata Historical Societys museum’s displays, housed in 13 buildings. Enjoy a tranquil atmosphere with magnificent gardens, wide lawns and shady trees, perfect for a family picnic, celebrations, functions and weddings.

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