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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 21 April 2017 via mobile

We love museums and have visited many in our native Ireland and across Europe - but for such a "young" country the Otago museum is seriously impressive! From the dinosaur fossils to the animal attic, the Egyptian and Greek artefacts, Japanese memorabilia, the history told...More

1  Thank Leanne R
OtagoMuseumTeam, Marketing Assistant at Otago Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Thanks for your review. We're so glad you enjoyed your time here and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon :)

Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

This exhibition has more curated collection of the Polynesians so all the countries and cultures are on display. There is a section on Melanesian cultures and history. A section on Maori tools and weapons alongside an impressive boat dating back to 1840 is worth a...More

1  Thank k9920105
OtagoMuseumTeam, Marketing Assistant at Otago Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Thanks for your review :)

Reviewed 12 April 2017

A wonderful museum, just needs a lot of time to take it all in. Good for a wet day to experience this great exhibition.

Thank turoar
OtagoMuseumTeam, Marketing Assistant at Otago Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

Thanks for your review :)

Reviewed 11 April 2017

Fantastic!!!! The butterfly tropical forrest was the highlight of our stay. Kids also loved the planetarium presentation and the interactive science exhibits. Awesome

Thank kewtms
OtagoMuseumTeam, Marketing Assistant at Otago Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

Thanks for your review. We're so glad to hear you enjoyed the Tropical Forest as well as the Perpetual Guardian Planetarium :)

Reviewed 6 April 2017

Very interesting museum, although my wife and I had little time to visit it. You need at least 2 hours for a visit.

Thank dhonorez
OtagoMuseumTeam, Marketing Assistant at Otago Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

Thanks for your review

Reviewed 6 April 2017

Dropped in to find out more about New Zealand and found lots of great information about the peoples and animals of this area. The toilets are well worth a visit as they are some very lovely toilet seats (not kidding) and informative postures about bodily...More

Thank AncalagonTheBlack
OtagoMuseumTeam, Marketing Assistant at Otago Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

Thanks for your review. We're glad to hear you enjoyed your time here, especially the rest rooms! :)

Reviewed 1 April 2017

Our family is always a fan of this museum. Plenty to look at and a good diverse range of attractions. The butterfly house is always a nice bonus although it is an additional cost. You can easily spend a couple of hours inside looking around...More

Thank NesianStyle
OtagoMuseumTeam, Marketing Assistant at Otago Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

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

Reviewed 30 March 2017

My wife and I spent a morning at the museum covering less than half of the exhibits. The highlight for us was the butterfly house where freshly hatched butterflies were released around the visitors and the childrens section where there were many exhibits that you...More

Thank PaulW888
OtagoMuseumTeam, Marketing Assistant at Otago Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

Thanks for your review. We're so glad to hear you enjoyed your time here, especially the Tropical Forest. We look forward to seeing you back here soon :)

Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Very impressed with this museum a beautiful laid out compact museum with lots of interesting exhibits.Loved The Maritime exhibition with literally hundreds of model ships was very interesting as was the geology area .A thoroughly enjoyable experience

Thank James B
OtagoMuseumTeam, Marketing Assistant at Otago Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2017

Thanks for your review. We're so pleased to hear you enjoyed your time here, especially the Maritime Gallery.

Reviewed 28 March 2017

The Maori gallery, Tangata Whenua, is wonderful, with many interesting and beautiful objects to admire and a wealth of interesting information. This was what I really wanted to learn more about on my first visit to New Zealand. I went on to the section on...More

Thank JofromFrance1
OtagoMuseumTeam, Marketing Assistant at Otago Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2017

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

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