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Firth Tower Museum

266 Tower Road, Waikato 3471 New Zealand

Closed Now
Opens Fri 10a
  • Independent
  • Pet Friendly
  • Wheelchair
    Accessible
  • Public
    Restrooms
  • No Wifi
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“Enjoy the tranquil atmosphere of our gardens, wide lawns and shady trees.”

Picnic under the venerable oaks or take a stroll. Learn something of life in a more leisured age through our museum displays housed in 13 buildings.

The Firth Tower was built in 1882 by Josiah Clifton Firth to provide a lookout over the country side. It was also used as the estate office and sleeping quarters for single men. The tower stands on rising ground commanding an extensive view of the surrounding country. The Firth Tower Historical Reserve is administered by the Matamata-Piako District Council and museum exhibits and displays are the work of the Matamata Historical Society. The Heritage Centre houses the archives of the Matamata area.

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Firth Tower Museum

266 Tower Road
Waikato
3471 New Zealand

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Closed Now
  • Sun - Sat: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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