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Otago Museum

419 Great King Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
+64 3-474 7474
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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419 Great King Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
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+64 3-474 7474
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1 - 10 of 819 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

This is a wonderful museum. I think it is the best in New Zealand. Lots of science, lots of history. Very well done.

Thank BallardPritchett
Reviewed 1 week ago

a fantastic museum in the heart of Dunedin, free admission but donations are accepted and after you see the museum you will donate a reasonable amount i was amazed with how good this place was. unfortunately i visited from Australia when there butterfly house and...More

Thank James C
OtagoMuseumTeam, Marketing assistant at Otago Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review! The Tropical Forest re-opens December the 16th, we hope you make it back for another visit.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Dunedin was once New Zealand's biggest and richest city, and it's museum reflects that. Good Polynesian and European antiquities collections.

Thank ensslen
OtagoMuseumTeam, Marketing assistant at Otago Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you, we appreciated the review!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful few hours spent wandering. Make sure you donate before you leave. Well worth your time. Lots to see and a nice cafe.

Thank gordonklan
OtagoMuseumTeam, Marketing assistant at Otago Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for the review, we're glad you enjoyed your visit :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Free entry to the museum. Planetarium is extra to see a video but worth it. Dinosaur exhibit is also extra but good . They are $10 each or $17 for both for an adult. Plenty to see and coffee shop is great

Thank Caroline G
OtagoMuseumTeam, Marketing assistant at Otago Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for the review! We're glad you enjoyed the Life before Dinosaurs: Permian Monsters exhibition

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best museum ever, it is free but worth donating a reasonable sum into the donations container. We could have stayed the whole day

Thank Brian K
OtagoMuseumTeam, Marketing assistant at Otago Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Great, thanks for the review!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Plenty to see at this museum, which is a simple 15 minute walk from the centre of the city. Welcoming staff. Many, many exhibits. Free to enter, although some exhibits do require an additional fee. Great information about the people of South New Zealand and...More

Thank nickss1
OtagoMuseumTeam, Marketing Assistant at Otago Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review :)

Reviewed 16 October 2017

$15 for a nominally 45 minute guided tour of museum highlights (ours went well over an hour) is excellent value. Makes sure you hit all the best and most important bits, with an extremely knowledgeable and engaged guide.

Thank duffer70
OtagoMuseumTeam, Marketing Assistant at Otago Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the review! We're glad you enjoyed the tour

Reviewed 12 October 2017

Top museum for visits, unctions and food even. Wonderful imaginative exhibits and initiatives such as the tropical world and the planetarium

Thank samandhenry
OtagoMuseumTeam, Marketing assistant at Otago Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Thanks for the review :)

Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

We had an entertaining morning at the museum. As it was school holiday there was a Dino craft activity which my girls loved. Free entry. Special exhibition on Permian period and dome movie worth the $13. Not crowded even though school holidays which was refreshing...More

Thank Rachael B
OtagoMuseumTeam, Marketing assistant at Otago Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Thanks Rachael. We're glad to hear you all enjoyed it!

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