The Kauri Museum

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The Kauri Museum is New Zealand's best kept secret that has an element of surprise. The first carboNZero certified museum in the world, The Kauri Museum tells the story of the mighty Kauri tree, its fascinating gum and its pioneering past.

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The Kauri Museum is NZ's best kept secret that has an element of surprise, located approximately 90 minutes drive north of Auckland. Offering something to amaze all, with stunning collections and interactive, hands-on displays.

Telling the stories surrounding the mighty kauri tree, its fascinating gum and pioneering past. The Kauri tree is the focal point and theme of this museum, showing the history of how this giant tree supported industries that sustained communities of the early settlers.

The first carboNZero certified museum in the world, The Kauri Museum is Northland's largest undercover attraction with over 4500sq metres of undercover exhibits.

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Proximity to airport: 1hr 10 minjutes to Whangarei
Parking: Free onsite parking
Physical Address
5 Church Road,
RD 1, Matakohe, Northland
New Zealand

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