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Otago Museum

419 Great King Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
+64 3-474 7474
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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419 Great King Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
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Reviewed 25 February 2017

We only went because of the butterfly release experience, and that was great. Our kids (8mths, 3yrs) loved the enclosure and the butterflies floating around. We didn't have time to see the rest of the museum, but it looks pretty good. And great coffee in...More

1  Thank mriainr
OtagoMuseumTeam, Marketing Assistant at Otago Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2017

Thanks for your review :)

Reviewed 23 February 2017

A visit to the Otago Museum is a must when you are in Dunedin especially on a rainy day. The coffee shop is very inviting while the entry is free. The exhibits are good and the computer technology is up to date,as you can see...More

Thank LachmiPunjabi
OtagoMuseumTeam, Marketing Assistant at Otago Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2017

Thanks for your review. We're so pleased to hear you enjoyed your time here at the Otago Museum :)

Reviewed 22 February 2017

A great place in any weather but ideal on an inclement day if you have kids to entertain. Lots of interactive stuff to make kids think and the exhibits are extremely well presented. A great value attraction for at least a half-day visit.

1  Thank Jasper1944
OtagoMuseumTeam, Marketing Assistant at Otago Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2017

Thanks for your review. We're so glad you enjoyed your time here at the Otago Museum.

Reviewed 22 February 2017

School holidays and granddaughters 9 and 5 flew to Dunedin to visit grandma ..The highlight of their visit was the trip to the butterflies and discovery world ..Children happy spending hours at the museum .They also enjoyed the display on climate change and rear way...More

Thank Maureen B
OtagoMuseumTeam, Marketing Assistant at Otago Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2017

Thanks for your review. We're so pleased to hear you enjoyed your time here, especially in Discovery World Tropical Forest :)

Reviewed 19 February 2017

A 'must visit' when in Dunedin. Friendly welcome, nice coffee shop and well laid out exhibits. The tracing of indigenous peoples throughout the South Pacific region was very interesting.

Thank Paul T
OtagoMuseumTeam, Marketing Assistant at Otago Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Thanks for your review. We're so pleased to hear you enjoyed your time here, ,especially the Pacific Cultures gallery.

Reviewed 18 February 2017

Fantastic museum brimming full of treasures. Maori and Pacific. Activities and free stuff. Animal attic. Butterflies in a modest fee paying hot house of colour. Good for all peoples.Good cafe and shop. Some times free music from grande piano.

Thank sarahmcd2016
OtagoMuseumTeam, Marketing Assistant at Otago Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Thanks for your review. We're glad to hear you enjoyed your time here at the Otago Museum and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon!

Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Loved this place. Bright and airy and uncrowded. Plenty of time to look at all exhibits. Butterfly garden and children's play area were a real hit with my daughter - just remember to triple check yourself for butterflies on your way out of the area!...More

Thank amp771
OtagoMuseumTeam, Marketing Assistant at Otago Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Thanks for your review. We're so glad to hear you enjoyed your time here at the Otago Museum :)

Reviewed 16 February 2017

This museum does an excellent job of presenting the natural and social history of the Otago region. Very helpful staff are present to answer questions.

Thank TravelingGramma005
OtagoMuseumTeam, Marketing Assistant at Otago Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Thanks for your review :)

Reviewed 14 February 2017

Loved the interactive learning and the butterflies were awesome. I never thought I would spend almost 5 hours there. I am already planning to go back for another visit when I have relatives stay with me from the UK. The only thing that let it...More

Thank kathrynr752
OtagoMuseumTeam, Marketing Assistant at Otago Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2017

Thanks for your review. We're so glad to hear you enjoyed the Museum, especially the Tropical Forest.

Reviewed 14 February 2017

Great way to spend a reainy day. Lots to see around the museum itself, well spaced and fun. My kids love siting on the allagator, and going through the rock cave steps. We all love the butterflys and other things in discovery world, The food...More

Thank Jennifer F
OtagoMuseumTeam, Marketing Assistant at Otago Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2017

Thanks for your review. We're so glad you and your family enjoyed your time here at the Museum.

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