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An amazing out-of-this-world experience! Especially The Portal! And the staff are also out of this... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
CliveBaxter49
Plan ahead ! Take some time.

Exceptional. Everything about this place is authentic and weirdly awesome . From the gargoyles to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Adventure38375590553
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Reviewed 4 days ago

An amazing out-of-this-world experience! Especially The Portal! And the staff are also out of this world! Recently we took our youngest granddaughter from Auckland who came to visit us in Ranfurly for the school holidays and she accidentally left her camera case there. After contacting the staff they did extensive searches and finally found it and couriered it to us at no charge!

Date of experience: July 2022
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Exceptional. Everything about this place is authentic and weirdly awesome . From the gargoyles to the natural tracks and Victorian buildings , was fantastic ! I would recommend planning on some time to visit the eclectic stores around the area too . Wish I had known how great this was .

Date of experience: July 2022
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Reviewed 21 May 2022

Art (like beauty) is in the eye of the beholder. Not sure what is going on, but the word quirky comes to mind. It's like Mad Max meets the old Dr Who. Some of the artwork is interactive and a bit of fun. Some of the artwork seems unfinished. Hopefully this will improve in time as there needs to be some WOW factor.

Date of experience: May 2022
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Reviewed 20 May 2022 via mobile

Quirky fun interactive place! $10 admission is reasonable for about an hour of entertainment.

Lots to look at and appreciate the weird and creative souls out there.

Dress warmly as there is no heating and there are outside exhibits as well.

Good gift shop if you’re into the steampunk look.

Date of experience: May 2022
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Reviewed 30 April 2022

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

Date of experience: April 2022
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