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Firth Tower

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Business Type: Museum

Overview

Firth Tower Museum - this massive concrete blockhouse was built in 1880-81 when it was feared fighting was going to break out between Maori and Pakeha....

Address: 266 Tower Road, Matamata, Waikato Hamilton & Waikato

Description

Standing on raised ground the tower offers an expansive view of the surrounding area.

The Tower is now a feature part of a local museum which details its history as well as that of a 1902 homestead and 1912 church also on site.

The park like grounds also open for the public to enjoy.

Hours of work

Thu -Mon from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Tue, Wed - closed

Locations

266 Tower Road, Matamata, Waikato

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Firth Tower

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