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Toitū Otago Settlers Museum is a museum of social history dedicated to telling the story of the people of Dunedin and the surrounding area, whose character, culture, technology, art, fashion and transport shaped New Zealand’s first great city.Its...more
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An excellent display of the area's history. You could easily spend 2 to 3 hours in this very uniquely displayed museum. It has something for everyone and the staff is very helpful and friendly. Admission is by donation.
Without a doubt this must be one of the best presented museums any where in the world. It was a pleasure to be drawn through New Zealand history in an amazing and beautifully presented environment and all for free! Do not miss the opportunity if...More
We spent several hours in this (free) museum on the recommendation of a local person. It was really informative and engaging, well worth spending half a day there. It had exhibits ranging from the arrival of the first Maori settlers right through to early 20th...More
Toitu or the settlers museum as it was once called is now, a slick presentation of the history of Dunedin. The new museum lacks the sole and charm of the original but is still very worthwhile way to spend a rainy afternoon. The cafe is...More
A good display of early settlers and their history. Plenty to look at well presented interactive displays. Something for all The family no entry fee and easy access. Walking distance from city centre. Recommended.
Right beside the Railway Station, this modern building portrays the extraordinary story of how Dunedin came to be settled and how it has developed over the last 150 years. It's beautifully laid out, with interesting artefacts, recordings from local people highlighting their heritage (Scots, Lebanese,...More