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Otago Museum

419 Great King Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
+64 3-474 7474
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419 Great King Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
+64 3-474 7474
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Reviewed 20 March 2012

Well laid out displays, Awesome science display. Great live butterfly display.

Thank Russell W
Reviewed 19 March 2012

lose yourself for several hours in this wonderfully informative, well laid out and fascinating space - and its free!

Thank adamandkaty
Reviewed 13 March 2012

Cool stuff but it rarely if ever changes. There is a simulated rain forest with butterflies which is really cool though.

Thank sv3nn0
Reviewed 11 March 2012

Visited the butterfly exhibit with Gemma. She loved the enclosure and had butterflies landing all over her. Also stopped off in 'science alive' section and Gemma played on the floor piano.

Thank Greg S
Reviewed 5 March 2012

What ever you do do not miss the amazing butterfly house- it is magnificent!

Thank pam255118
Reviewed 4 March 2012

Full disclosure: I used to work at the Otago Museum during my Uni days in Dunedin. I was a fan of the Museum well before I started to work there. It was one of the reasons why I wanted to work at the Museum. It...More

Thank nimandra
Reviewed 26 February 2012

Liked displays of Maori history, artifacts. Liked free guitar concert during lunch hour, liked indoor picnic area

Thank swimmer32283
Reviewed 21 February 2012

The Otago Museum is a must-see for anyone visiting Dunedin. The butterfly exhibit is outstanding; there are so many butterflies everywhere and other creatures as well. It is very warm in the exhibit; it'd be a welcome retreat on a cold Dunedin winter day! The...More

Thank Dee_Marty
Reviewed 21 February 2012

Interpretation and display here are very good, allow more time than you think you'll need

Thank ginadigger
Reviewed 19 February 2012

We found this museum excellent. It was a good mix of old and new museum exhibit styles with really good content. It has a good Maori history section and when we were there an All Blacks exhibit, well it was World Cup time. There is...More

Thank Wayne R
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