Firth Tower Museum

The home of this rural museum is an authentically furnished farm homestead and worker's cottage circa 1900, which is the site of the headquarters of the Matamata Estate (1865-1904) founded by J C Firth. Photography: Elizabeth Dodd

Contact Details

Firth Tower Historical Museum 266a Tower Road RD1 Matamata 3400

64-7-888 8369

Firth Tower Museum Manager 021 243 0572

Visitor Information

Tower Road, RD1, Matamata 3400

Mon, Thurs, Fri 9am-3pm Sat, Sun 10am-4pm Tues & Wed closed (Museum will open on Tues or Wed for pre-booked tours and groups)

Adults $10 Children (5-16yrs) $5 Seniors (65+) $5 Groups $4.50pp Tea/Coffee $2 Motorhomes (powered) $12 Motorhomes (unpowered) $6


Function space

Guided tour


Public programmes

Reference library


Wheelchair access

Other Facilities

Historic Category II listed Church available for weddings, funerals
-37.812706 175.77179 16 Firth Tower Museum