This wasn't a great value for money activity. The museum content is interesting and some pieces are jaw dropping but I didn't feel that it was worth the entry cost.
About The Kauri Museum
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It's a bit out of the way but a "must see" for visitors to Northland. Kauri trees are a vital part of New Zealand's history, sadly now much culled for their timber although remaining large ones are now protected. The museum makes a great finish...More
This is a great museum, if you enjoy big trees and/or history. The exhibits are very comprehensive and I would think all ages would enjoy something there, although we had only adults. There is a display of sawmill equipment that actually has moving parts. We...More
We stopped here and initially saw the quaint old school, church, post office and telephone exchange. Then we visited what appeared to be a shop front museum. The menu sum was an absolute tardis out back, with amazing exhibits and throughly interesting information all about...More
One of the best and most interesting places we visited. Our second time here, first back in January 2011 and then again in February 2016. Just fabulous and the amazing collection of Kauri gum is the worlds finest. Can't praise this museum too highly.
A hidden gem. Fantastic museum with full sized working engines, realistic sounds and excellent models of the workers. We spent about three and half hours there and rated it as one of the best museums we have visited. We thought that NZD25 represented good value...More
The Kauri is a tree found in a very limited area of New Zealand that spawned an enormous economy around its harvest. The Kauri tree is essentially knot free and huge, the result being not only incredible strength but the finish and grain of the...More
Well worth a stop and visit to this museum. It's full of history on the Kauri timber as well as other things from around the area. The products are carefully hand and machine made professionally. It would have been very strenuous work in the old...More