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Otago Museum

419 Great King Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
+64 3-474 7474
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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419 Great King Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
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+64 3-474 7474
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1 - 10 of 796 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Revisited recently while staying in Dunedin. Have been hundreds of time with the kids. Nice cafe with good food. The exhibits are a good mix of old and new. Enjoyed the trip up to animal attic and the dinosaur exhibit. Parking can be tricky especially...More

Thank HaereereNoa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have visited the museum before but always like to visit again as always something new to see. The Tropical area is just lovely to walk around with the butterflies. Today did not disappoint as we had butterflies landing on us. The Animal Attic was...More

Thank eph9
OtagoMuseumTeam, Marketing Assistant at Otago Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for your review. We also look forward to seeing you back here when the new science centre has been developed :)

Reviewed 1 week ago

We spend roughly 2 hours here visiting basically everything. The amount of stuff to see is very good and so is the quality. It is always interesting to see the history of the native Maori people and to learn more about their culture.

Thank alberto m
OtagoMuseumTeam, Marketing Assistant at Otago Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for your review. We're so pleased to hear your enjoyed your time here at the Otago Museum :)

Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum boasts an beautiful butterfly room, huge assortment of antiquities and a reasonably priced cafe. (I'm a Uni student and I still go there for my daily coffee.) If your visiting Dunedin, it cant be missed.

Thank Finn L
OtagoMuseumTeam, Marketing Assistant at Otago Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for your review! We're glad you enjoy your time here and look forward to seeing you around :)

Reviewed 1 week ago

Huge museum with an amazing collection! The museum boosts histories of the people, the land, as well as different species of animals, local and a huge collection of animal specimen on display. Lots of the museum is free, and the cafe is awesome and large....More

Thank ArghyaKolkata
OtagoMuseumTeam, Marketing Assistant at Otago Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for your review!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a wonderful museum. Full of history and treasures. Loved the Egyptian room with vases nearly 5,000 years old and mummies. Into the butterfly room where you are in a rainforest with a thousand butterflies flying around you by the waterfall and landing on you....More

Thank leoniehastings
OtagoMuseumTeam, Marketing Assistant at Otago Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for your review. We're really glad to hear you enjoyed your time here, especially in the Tropical Forest :)

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A really lovely place to spend an hour or two. I have visited the museum a number of times and always find it a great experience. They also have a cafe indoors that appears to cater for all food needs.

Thank dashkm
OtagoMuseumTeam, Marketing Assistant at Otago Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Many thanks for your review. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did have a fun time out, but things in the discovery centre didn't work that we wanted to have a go on. Was a heap better when we went last year.More

Thank cfmjm
OtagoMuseumTeam, Marketing Assistant at Otago Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Sorry to hear that some of the interactives weren’t working when you visited. From time-to-time interactives do get broken and it’s not always possible to get them repaired on the spot. We do apologise for this, but hope you’ll return again to check out our...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everyone raves about Te Papa in Wellington. I've been there, and honestly, this little gem in Dunedin is pretty great as well. There are enough free (donations requested if you feel so inclined) exhibits to keep you busy for a few hours or you can...More

Thank stephanie_sandiego1
OtagoMuseumTeam, Marketing Assistant at Otago Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your review. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a lovely evening at the Planetarium during Matariki. Was wonderful to relax in the comfortable seats and be dazzled and educated about the starry skies.

Thank Kylie H
OtagoMuseumTeam, Marketing Assistant at Otago Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your review :)

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