Firth Tower will reopen from Monday 18 May for usual days and hours - click here for details.
We will have a number of additional precautions in place to help reduce the spread of COVID-19, such as:
- Distancing measures in reception. We encourage visitors to pay by eftpos or paywave where possible
- Contact tracing for all visitors
- A specific route around the estate and exhibits to reduce contact
- One bubble per building
- All children under 16 must be supervised by an adult


Check out the upcoming events and activities happening at the Tower.

Devonshire Teas

$ per person. Bookings essential.
Contact us today.

Matamata Historical Society

Working bee on site every Wednesday morning and meetings once monthly.
New members welcome.

Firth Tower Open Day

Date to be confirmed. Feburary or March 2017

Matamata Historical Society Tower Book Shop

A fine selection of preloved books.
Open during museum hours.
Located at the back of the old Post Office.
We welcome your preloved books.
Contact: Lorna Reynolds 07 888 5548

Matamata Spinners and Weavers

For an enjoyable relaxed atmosphere of spinning!
Meetings 2nd and 4th Thursdays, 10.30am in the Heritage Centre.
Even if you are a beginner and/or don't have a spinning wheel you are welcome to come along.

Matamata Writers' Group

For amateurs and professionals alike.
Come along for a topical meeting to inspire your writing creativity.
Meetings in the Heritage Centre every second Tuesday at 1:30pm.

Matamata Society of the Arts

New members welcome.
Monthly meeting every 3rd Monday of the month, 7pm in the Arts Society Building.
The art gallery is displayed in the grounds and reception of Firth Tower Museum.


Enquire online