Visit

Real New Zealand heritage at its best

The award winning Kauri Museum tells the story of our pioneering settlers though the lens of the Kauri Industry. The museum specialises in the legacy of our Kauri Forests; specifically the strong durable timber and the highly prized Kauri Gum. Experience the adventures of our pioneering settlers and appreciate the legacy of our Kauri forests.

  • Explore our interactive hands on displays
  • Venture into our historic buildings, escape into the pages of our history
  • Get to know the people behind the mannequins and their stories

As part of the Museum complex, The Gumdiggers Cafe is located directly opposite the Museum.