Collections

A unique collection

Almost all of The Kauri Museum’s collection is on display in the Museum’s gallery wings, which tell the pioneering story around the Kauri. From the world’s smallest revolver to the world’s largest kauri slab, at The Kauri Museum you can walk inside life size recreations of pioneer homes, through a working mill, down into a gum room and get up close with operational machinery kept in working order. The Museum grounds also include the original pioneer church, school and post office. Behind the scenes, the Museum’s collection also includes a protected document archive and textiles collection, displayed from time to time with special exhibits, plus the original contents of Totara House which remain in situ.