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Otago Museum

419 Great King Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
+64 3-474 7474
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  • 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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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!

Reviewed 4 October 2017

The butterflies are amazing. Kids absolutely love this. The games room for the kids are great very good entertainment. The dinasours a must for the children. The planetarium is a real must - its 3d. I highly recommend this.

Thank daffydolly
OtagoMuseumTeam, Marketing assistant at Otago Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

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

Reviewed 16 September 2017

This is a good place to visit if the weather is not too good. You can spend time wondering around different areas of the galleries. Even though I do not have children I did find they loved the Maritime Gallery and are encourage to ring...More

Thank SP2210
OtagoMuseumTeam, Marketing assistant at Otago Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

Thanks for the review! We're glad to hear that you had a good visit.

Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

They had a fantastic exhibit of dinosaurs that the kids loved and knowledgeable staff on hand. Other areas were also interesting, but the dinosaurs were the fav.

Thank Rebecca J
OtagoMuseumTeam, Marketing Assistant at Otago Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2017

Thanks for the review! We are glad to hear you enjoyed the Life before Dinosaurs: Permian Monsters exhibition.

Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Great displays, very informative. Would definitely bring the family. Enjoyed all the displays, well set out. Always appreciate a place with fancy toilet seats.

Thank Billie G
OtagoMuseumTeam, Marketing Assistant at Otago Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2017

Thanks for the review! We look forward to seeing you here again soon.

Reviewed 30 August 2017

Would definitely recommend Otago Museum if you want a nice relaxed afternoon, plus it's not too far from the town centre so really easy to get to. The general exhibitions are quite comprehensive with a good range of art historical, archaeological and natural history displays....More

1  Thank ArabellaWS
OtagoMuseumTeam, Marketing Assistant at Otago Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2017

Thanks for your review! We are really glad you enjoyed yourself here at the Otago Museum.

Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed visiting the old building home to many old items. Set in beautiful grounds, right beside the university.

1  Thank Alipa50
OtagoMuseumTeam, Marketing Assistant at Otago Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Many thanks for your review :)

Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Took my kids here during the school holidays to partake in the Cadbury hunt. This is so much fun and so informative allowing so much learning for the kids. It's great for the kids to read and follow instructions, lots of search n find and...More

Thank herin0516
OtagoMuseumTeam, Marketing Assistant at Otago Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Many thanks for your review. We're so pleased to hear your children enjoyed the school holiday activities here at the Otago Museum!

Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

The receptionist was so nice that she called me a taxi to go to the castle though that was not her job.

1  Thank Shin F
OtagoMuseumTeam, Marketing Assistant at Otago Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Thanks for your review :)

Reviewed 11 August 2017

We like museums and Otago is one of the best in New Zealand. I have been before but it was a first time for our son who we thought may be distracted but he was totally immersed. Even a nice cuppa and vege afternoon tea...More

1  Thank williamjohnson1994
OtagoMuseumTeam, Marketing Assistant at Otago Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Thanks for your review. We're so glad you enjoyed your visit with your son and look forward to seeing you again soon!

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