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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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“butterfly house” (92 reviews)
“discovery world” (45 reviews)
“animal attic” (43 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
419 Great King Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
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+64 3-474 7474
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"butterfly house"
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"discovery world"
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"animal attic"
in 43 reviews
"tropical forest"
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"butterfly area"
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"natural history"
in 29 reviews
"butterfly room"
in 16 reviews
"pacific cultures"
in 12 reviews
"stuffed animals"
in 12 reviews
"butterfly display"
in 11 reviews
"all ages"
in 40 reviews
"te papa"
in 14 reviews
"rainy day"
in 34 reviews
"new zealand"
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"great exhibits"
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"few hours"
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"free entry"
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Reviewed 10 May 2013

This was my first visit to this museum and I was very impressed by the amount and quality of the exhibits. There was so much to see and the butterflies were awesome. Any staff we talked with were knowledgeable and friendly Excellent cafe.

Thank Diane W
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Reviewed 10 May 2013

The museum is a great place for me to take my boys on rainy days. The are 4 and 2. They love the Animal Attic the most. We go enjoy the free exhibits. We have not done the Discovery area due to the cost. I...More

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Reviewed 10 May 2013

Very well done and fascinating to walk through. Even my husband who does not like museums found it fun and that is amazing!

Thank MichelleG149
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Reviewed 9 May 2013

We brought two children, aged 7 and 2, to the Museum on a wet day in the school holidays and we had a ball. They loved the Discovery area and the Butterfly Experience (be warned, you have to pay in to these parts) and we...More

Thank Shirley J
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Reviewed 9 May 2013

You can let the children go exploring in this Museum and if you want to pay a fee, there is the discovery world for the kids to enjoy. A great place to loose yourself in the history of the area and the south pacific. Love...More

Thank Noelle M
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Reviewed 4 May 2013

It was a grey day outside, so a good day to visit this fantastic museum. Learning about the Christchurch Earthquakes was very interesting and very thought provoking. The natural history and cultural exhibits were well woth seeing. We would have like to have gone in...More

Thank vouleme123
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Reviewed 4 May 2013

Nice way to spend an afternoon. Lots to see. Learned about Otago and the birds that are no longer there:( Learned about the history of the introduction on humans.

Thank Rennata Levy L
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Reviewed 4 May 2013

My wife and I spent a fascinating morning in the museum viewing the cultural exhibits, playing in the inter-active children's section, the Christchurch earthquake saga and finally topping the whole visit off with the butterfly experience. When in Dunedin don't miss this place. Cafe isn't...More

Thank Allan4619
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Reviewed 1 May 2013

It is worth visiting, people of all ages will enjoy browsing the various rooms filled with treasures. I loved seeing the wildlife photography exhibition, the pacifica & natural displays. During our visit there was also a display regarding the Chch earthquake...insightful & poignant, a must...More

Thank EldaH
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Reviewed 28 April 2013

This was the only part of the museum visited. A great collection and scores high as the is not hours of reading on the exhibits

Thank McLeodnz
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