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“Visiting from Wellington”
Review of Otago Museum

Otago Museum
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US$11.18*
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Otago Museum Stories of the South Guided Tour
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US$223.53*
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Personalized Tour of Dunedin
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US$33.53*
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Ranked #3 of 110 things to do in Dunedin
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children, Wheelchair access, Activities for older children
Reviewed 20 March 2017

What an incredible Museum to visit, there is plenty to see and lots to take in, there are a lot of Maori artifacts on display, the museum is well worth visiting, we had a limited time so didn't get to visit every gallery, we did have some fun with other visitors at the whispering disc's, great fun try it.

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OtagoMuseumTeam, Marketing Assistant at Otago Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2017

Thanks for your review. We look forward to seeing you here again soon :)

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Reviewed 19 March 2017

Have been to the museum a few times and find it enjoyable with every walk through. The collections are put together logically and updated regularly. Plenty of areas that are interactive and fun, geared especially toward kids.

A must-see for anyone spending time in Dunedin.

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OtagoMuseumTeam, Marketing Assistant at Otago Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2017

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Reviewed 19 March 2017

we could have spent a lot more time there if we had known how good it was. but left only enough time to rush through in an hour. highly recommended.

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OtagoMuseumTeam, Marketing Assistant at Otago Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2017

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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Some really excellent displays in this museum. I also really like the communal spaces and the building's design. I enjoyed it here more than some of the bigger museums I have visited. I would be really happy if this were my local.

Thank deadmanstrain
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OtagoMuseumTeam, Marketing Assistant at Otago Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2017

Thanks for your review. We're really glad to hear you enjoyed your time here at the Otago Museum :)

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Reviewed 17 March 2017

top floor is geology and biology my favs.. first floor is butterfly house where you can enjoy an exotic animal briefly landing on your collar, or scream and run, or try to kill.. both of the latter I saw from a crowd of schoolkids.. needless to say a girl and a boy in that order! It's three storeys high, warm, humid, pretty magical. THEN there is the Planetarium.. four different shows, you lie back in great comfort.. my show was in 3D ..aimed at early teens.. but good info for all.

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OtagoMuseumTeam, Marketing Assistant at Otago Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2017

Thanks for your review! We look forward to welcoming you back again soon :)

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