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Toitu Otago Settlers Museum

31 Queens Garden, Dunedin, New Zealand
+64 3-477 5052
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31 Queens Garden, Dunedin, New Zealand
+64 3-477 5052
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I live on the other side of town, and go here whenever I feel bored walking around. Place has great exhibits which really highlights Dunedin's past.

Thank Finn L
Reviewed 3 days ago

This has an excellent representation of the settlement of Nz. Lovely reception area. Displays are outstanding- many were interactive.

Thank nzwalkers2015
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I visited this museum on a Saturday evening and it wasn't busy. I really enjoyed the exhibits with their mix of artefacts, pictures, and videos. It told great stories of the people who arrived in Dunedin by ship in the 1800 and the early times...More

Thank EmilyHTnz
Reviewed 5 days ago

We really enjoyed this place. I last visited nearly 10 years ago and things have changed for the better. A new entrance and the layout is tweaked. Great galleries with local history. Loved the human history 'salon style' gallery with plenty of touch screens to...More

Thank tipsfromatraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago

Neatly laid out and very interesting - even had live music in the foyer...! All items well labelled and displayed all sorts of Otago life.

Thank Rus H
Reviewed 1 week ago

There was so much to see my partner and I went back for a second day. Fascinating displays with good, but not excessive, descriptions. Interactive displays were interspersed throughout the museum. Anyone could find something of interest here. And it is free!

1  Thank sandydoc2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well laid out and very interesting and informative. We only had an hour to spare which only scratched the surface and would definitely go back again. Another bonus is that it is free entry with donation boxes so you can afford many return visits and...More

1  Thank Ros M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Toitu museum is an interesting building and houses an amazing collection from the early days of settlement in New Zealand. We were lucky to catch the last day of the Slice of life exhibition which is about the Dunedin Study. It was fascinating. I...More

Thank Pacificwoman59
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoyed my visit to this interesting museum. It's really well laid out with a variety of interesting exhibits. I'm in my late 40's and the Dunedin Study exhibit provided a great trip down memory lane.

Thank lmac160
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Toitu/The Settlers Museum was revamped a few years ago & now it's really a top-notch museum for local history. Interesting displays & lots of interactive things that are fun - kids would love it. Much quieter if you go on a week day.

Thank Sarah53187
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