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Whakamana Cannabis Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Great museum, fabulous cafe'

The cafe has been improved and now serves fantastic coffee, impressively affordable lunches, and... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2018
Steven G
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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
This place Rulez!

Great food, friendly staff, awesome vibes :) I enjoyed the chocolate brownie and the exhibit is a... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
GPARK8711
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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23 Oct 2018
“Great museum, fabulous cafe'”
4 Sep 2018
“This place Rulez!”
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New Zealand's first and only Cannabis Museum. Tours, exhibits, media production facilities, activism resources, community centre. Open Daily. Donations welcome.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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192 Princes Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
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+64 3-742 1172
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The photo actually captures the entire cannabis museum, it is very small and uninteresting. But it is pretty close to the centre of town - we only went cause we were walking past it.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 3 November 2018

Got excited to hear about a cannabis museum in Dunedin. However when we arrived the museum was at the back of a cafe and only consisted of small displays, the tour guide didn't really know too much of cannabis and verbalised inaccurate information of THC...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sasha B
Reviewed 23 October 2018

The cafe has been improved and now serves fantastic coffee, impressively affordable lunches, and delicious desserts. The museum is incredibly informative and the shop has all the latest accessories. I highly recommend the specials and, if you're a super gold card holder, you'd be crazy...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Steven G
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Great food, friendly staff, awesome vibes :) I enjoyed the chocolate brownie and the exhibit is a great way to learn about the many benefits of this special plant.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank GPARK8711
Reviewed 14 May 2018

The Museum is a very important place in New Zealand. It is run by Abe Gray, well known activist and cannabis educator. The social club is worth the $4.20 to get inside the VIP room for the full experience. There is nowhere else like this...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Daniel H
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

The Whakamana Museum explains in depth the cannabis culture in New Zealand. Abe, the curator, was very knowledgeable about the history l and active in the fight for legalization. A must-see place for its unique presentation.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Victor R
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Whakamana is a terrific stop if you're staying in Dunedin or if you're passing through visit their unique museum.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank ArikR32
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Curiosity got the better of me, although I approached this unique "tourist attraction" with some reservations. The museum occupies one room of the wider "Legalise Cannabis House" which includes an AirBnB guest room, a video production studio and meeting rooms. Exhibits include the history of...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank BruceC3210
Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

I learned a lot! Friendly people who know a lot about prohibition and the consequences for New Zealand.

Date of experience: September 2015
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