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Step back through time!

Well worth a visit while in sleepy Middlemarch! Very interesting museum and the lady in charge was... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2018
Cath S
Hamilton, New Zealand
Well worth a visit

The details on the building of the Otago central railway were great. Also lots of local memorabilia.

Reviewed 5 April 2017
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15 Apr 2018
“Step back through time!”
5 Apr 2017
“Well worth a visit”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
5 Aberafon Street, Middlemarch, New Zealand
+64 3-464 3210
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Well worth a visit while in sleepy Middlemarch! Very interesting museum and the lady in charge was extremely friendly and helpful!

Thank Cath S
Reviewed 5 April 2017

The details on the building of the Otago central railway were great. Also lots of local memorabilia.

Thank johnmJ2594PN
Reviewed 28 March 2017

This museum has an amazing collection covering the early history of the area. For a $2 entry you can easily spend a couple of hours browsing through this quirky small town museum. An ideal place to go while you wait for the train to take...More

Thank graemeandjay
Reviewed 23 March 2017

An interesting museum, worth a visit as it's full of local history.$2 entry fee and a local there to chat to and answer our questions.

Thank Anne G
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Fascinating objects let down by limited interpretive information. Still, at the end of the trail, not a bad place to spend a little time

Thank Margaret P
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Quite surprised at the quality of Middlemarch Museum, and thoroughly enjoyed the quite extensive collection. I guess we all stereotype small town museums together, as being limited, housed in inferior buildings and with their artefacts being displayed in a haphazard manner. However, we were surprised...More

Thank gregwatt
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Firstly a big thank you to the lovely lady who kept the museum open for an extra 20mins to allow us to go through. This is a lovely museum full of great history.

Thank Harbitom
Reviewed 13 November 2016

A hall full of local area memorabilia, all for a $2 donation. So well worth a look if you have an hour to spare. The ladies in charge on our day there were very knowledgable. Just love talking to people who know the local history...More

Thank Gail T
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Middlemarch is at one of the Otago Central Rail Trail. It's worth stopping in there for nostalgia. I remember so many of the things they have on display as being part of my childhood. There's a big wooden chest that came over with a migrating...More

Thank Priscilla P
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