Museums in Oamaru

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Museums in Oamaru

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  • 1811027Scott
    Auckland, New Zealand168 contributions
    I wasnt that interested initially but visited with keen friends. It was worth a visit and had some interesting features, bit of fun in Oamaru
    Written 30 April 2022
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  • brendafrost
    Auckland, New Zealand14 contributions
    An interesting place to visit to go back in time to when area first settled. Displays very good and appear to be relevant to the area and depict how the town was established and the history of the area. Good for children.
    Written 26 April 2022
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  • PETER R
    Christchurch, New Zealand20 contributions
    What an experience.
    The Artist Donna was as delightful and passionate as her paintings and Artistic creations.
    I immersed myself in the glorious surroundings of her passion.
    An hour was not long enough.
    Thank you Donna.
    You are an INSPIRATION

    Written 31 January 2021
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  • Grant N
    Hastings, New Zealand1,266 contributions
    Stopped in to have a look - expected something like a museum but it was really a house that could well have been lived in that day. Nice and natural with a number of items that we remembered from our own childhood. Loved the toilet with the torn up newspapers for use - well remember that. Overall very interesting and not a stuffy museum exhibition. The guide had a fund of stories and was worth listening to. Recommend
    Written 21 April 2021
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  • cpcog
    Wellington, New Zealand1,329 contributions
    I love seeing building in this style. You will see quite a lot in Thames Street and most of them are in different details.
    Written 6 January 2022
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  • Grant N
    Hastings, New Zealand1,266 contributions
    Stopped in while wandering around the precinct - nice clean and spacious areas - bit of a climb to the upper floor - but worth a look. Some items were interesting to me - a lot weren't but there was plenty to meet most tastes. Worth a look
    Written 21 April 2021
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  • EricaY01
    Christchurch, New Zealand1 contribution
    Lots of gorgeous art, funky jewellery and other cool bits and pieces. A great wee place to find something a bit different.
    Written 27 October 2015
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  • Brainyblocks
    Dunedin, New Zealand40 contributions
    We searched activities to do in Oamaru and found this, which was perfect for my 16 year old time travel fanatic son's birthday outing! I was expecting to be bored but there really was something for every one here - not so much about time travel but more about movie memorabilia through the ages! We all thoroughly enjoyed it. The admission charge was high and I don't think the price board should have admitted this with associated justifications, but for special occasions was a perfect treat.
    Written 14 April 2014
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  • David M
    1 contribution
    Fantastic must visit collection run by friendly knowledgeable owners , We have bought some wonderful pieces from here ,
    David and Anne
    Written 14 November 2021
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  • Murray A
    Papamoa, New Zealand219 contributions
    Ian has the magic touch when it comes to interesting sculptures. Make a purchase and you will not be disapointedas you will have a piece of Oamaru that you will treasure for a lifetime. Prices are not too bad when considering the time and effort tht goes into every piece and he has a range of prices and sculpture sizes available
    Written 14 June 2019
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