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Mathew's Vintage Museum

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Address: 4365 State Highway 10 | Aurere, Kaitaia 0483, New Zealand
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Old car enthusiasts will love this

A great range of old cars, tractors and engines with a selection of old appliances etc to give you a taste of the yesteryear.

Reviewed 28 June 2016
Kaitaia, New Zealand
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Kaitaia, New Zealand
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

A great range of old cars, tractors and engines with a selection of old appliances etc to give you a taste of the yesteryear.

Thank c0mputeraddict
Penzance, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

An excellent private collection with lots of the owners family history. many vintage vehicles, machinery and household goods and appliances. Brought back some childhood memories. Came across it by accident on one of the few bad weather days of our holiday and it kept us enthralled until the weather improved. Refreshments available. Very reasonable cost per person.

Thank Brian B
Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 25 June 2016

Great little museum of vintage cars engines farm equipment an paraphernalia from pre 50,s. A whole dentists chair and set up to set your teeth on edge.

Thank Molzmum
Kaitaia, New Zealand
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Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

A group of 12 preschoolers and 3 adults visited Museum today we thoroughly enjoyed it. We started our day with a rude in the train pulled by the old tractors kids loved it. Then we spent time looking and climbing on the tractors and Fire Engines. We then had fun feeding the horse and sheep. Thanks heaps enjoyed our visit.

Thank Rayanne72
Australind, Australia
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Reviewed 1 March 2016

Stumbled on this rare gem while heading north on highway 10. Mr Matthews has restored numerous cars and tractors,as well as old pumps and generally anything with a motor. He has a huge amount of old artefacts and history from years gone by. Well set out and definitely worth the stop. The kids can even feed the sheep in the... More 

Thank Anna S
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Reviewed 12 May 2015

We think that there must have been a method to collect the vast and diverse range of items and this may well have been `we will have one of everything`! The sheer quantity of items from pencil sharpeners to tractors is amazing. There is literally something for everyone to relate to and to enjoy, from a 5 year old child... More 

2 Thank MartinBDevon
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Reviewed 16 March 2015

A great assortment of historical vehicles and stationary machinery. Well worth a stop-off and at a reasonable price.

1 Thank Gary L
Kaitaia, New Zealand
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Reviewed 18 February 2015

take a look it is well worth the time because there is so much to see and I am sure you will see things you remember from your child hood and things from your grandparents time, treat your self it is well worth the effort

1 Thank mike v
Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 9 February 2015

Matthew's Vintage Museum was the perfect place to stop when driving through from Russell to Cape Reinga area. The owner was super friendly, even letting my husband play the piano which was spectacular. The collection of cars, tractors, sewing machinese, sheerers, trucks, etc are quite impressive and there are a few sheeps and small ponies outside as well. Worth the... More 

Thank Shelliu
Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 30 August 2014

Great collections of cars, tractors and many things from days gone by. Well worth the visit. Recommended.

Thank ChrisAuckland20

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