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Really interesting, very underrated museum

Great to visit on a rainy day, some really interesting working machines. Very knowledgeable tour... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Scottyquay
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
Very informative

This is a great little museum with friendly and knowledgeable staff. The boiler was out of... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2017
C1077
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Brisbane, Australia
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9 Jul 2018
“Really interesting, very underrated museum”
15 Nov 2017
“Very informative”
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Great to visit on a rainy day, some really interesting working machines. Very knowledgeable tour guides.

Thank Scottyquay
Reviewed 15 November 2017

This is a great little museum with friendly and knowledgeable staff. The boiler was out of commission for testing when we visited so we didn't get to see the live steam aspect but we still enjoyed our visit and gained quite a bit of knowledge...More

Thank C1077
Reviewed 8 May 2017

didnt really know what to expect, but was blown away by the quality of exhibits- could have watched the steam engines for hours :D great place to while away a few hours

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Reviewed 1 March 2017

What an extraordinary achievement for the small group of people who worked to set this museum up. I don't have a particular interest in this type of museum but was surprised at how interesting I found it. I have recommended others to visit and they...More

Thank Kris s
Reviewed 4 January 2017

The volunteers of the Gasworks Trust have to be congratulated on the work they are doing to preserve this wonderful example of a bygone age. The room that has been turned into a classroom style caters for children/school groups, the library can be used for...More

Thank Rick M
Reviewed 17 September 2016

We went for a tour around the gasworks museum with some friends with kids. It was very well kept and interesting. they offered a free tour and explained the history of gasworks and how it helped to induratralise Dunedin. We also has some free pikelets...More

Thank traveldworld24
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

On the weekend when steam is up is recommended, but the buildings even if you can't get in are still worth seeing. And then there is the steam bucket digger with its monstrous caterpillar tracks. Most generations don't even have an idea what a gasometer...More

Thank samandhenry
Reviewed 22 April 2016

I didn't expect to find this interesting at all. I was surprised! I found out a lot of history about gas in Dunedin.

Thank Alisa B
Reviewed 22 January 2016

Great that these bits of the gas infrastructure have been preserved. Altogether an interesting place to visit. Restoration continues. Well done to all involved.

Thank samandhenry
Reviewed 29 August 2015

This museum is only open on Sunday 12 noon to 4pm, as it is run by volunteers The Dunedin Gasworks Museum is part of the now closed Dunedin Gasworks which was New Zealand’s first Gasworks to open 1863 and also the last to closed in...More

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