Check out the upcoming events  at the Tower.


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Matamata Writers' Group

26 Oct 2021
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Heritage Centre

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 Spinners and Weavers

04 Nov 2021
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

An enjoyable relaxed atmosphere of spinning! Even if you are a beginner and/or don't have a spinning wheel you are welcome to come along.

Matamata Society of the Arts

15 Nov 2021
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Arts Society Building

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.

Devonshire Teas

Displayed with the fine china and embroidered table cloths on the Homestead veranda, we serve you with a scone, jam and cream on top with a selection of herbal tea, English breakfast tea, water, juice and plunger coffee

$15 per person. Bookings essential with orders of 8 people or more 
Contact us today.

Matamata Historical Society

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

Contact: Lesley McVeigh (Secretary) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Matamata Archives Contact (07) 888 6218

Annual Book Fair - All pre-loved books drop off at the Firth Tower Museum during opening hours or contact Matamata Historical Society

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.





 Please note:

 Firth Tower Museum will is open during it's normal hours with the following guidelines in place:

  • If you are sick, stay home.

  • It is mandatory to scan in via the QR code for contact tracing or provide your contact details to staff.

  • Abide by safe physical distancing.  Keep 2m away from other people at all times.

  • Group bookings must be pre approved by Firth Tower management before they are granted entry.

  • Self-contained motorhomes are welcome.   Please abide by level 2 guidelines.

  • All children under 16 yrs must have one caregiver supervising them

  • Volunteers and user groups must gain pre approval from Firth Tower management before they are granted entry.

  • Be mindful, kind and patient with our sta­ff and others.

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