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“Dunedin Centric”

Toitu Otago Settlers Museum
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US$223.49*
and up
Personalized Tour of Dunedin
Ranked #1 of 109 things to do in Dunedin
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Toitū Otago Settlers Museum is a museum of social history dedicated to telling the story of the people of Dunedin and the surrounding area, whose character, culture, technology, art, fashion and transport shaped New Zealand’s first great city.Its fourteen themed galleries feature interactive displays and powerful narratives tracing the human history of the area, from the earliest settlers to the most recent arrivals.Captivating exhibitions are complemented by an on site shop and café. A well-equipped research centre and archive is available for those interested in genealogy and other aspects of local history.
Dunedin, New Zealand
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144 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Dunedin Centric”
Reviewed 27 August 2014

Their newest exhibition bearing the title of Dunedins War even though badly named is an excellent space and had emotive and interesting themes. Well done to all those who made this exhibition such a success.
The rest of the museum is also interesting and very much worth a visit whilst visiting Dunedin.

Visited August 2014
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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88 reviews
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“hands on museum”
Reviewed 16 August 2014

great layout with hands on experience modern and uncluttered make this a must see in dunedin great collection of early transport in the city

Visited July 2014
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“Great local history”
Reviewed 16 August 2014

Impressed with the special exhibit on WWI. Overall a very good museum since the recent overhaul. A must see for locals and visitors.

Visited August 2014
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Wanaka, New Zealand
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28 reviews
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“Awesome”
Reviewed 13 August 2014

The staff were friendly and informative. The new facilities awesome. It was very easy to access as I was with my son who was in a wheelchair. I bought a coffee not too good and food a little dry.

Visited July 2014
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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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“So much to see. Interactive and very well done.”
Reviewed 12 August 2014

We were not really that keen on visiting the museum but it was cold and snowy outside and the museum was free!
However, it was really good. Lots of information very well presented. Lots to see and interactive things to do. Really brilliant way to spend a good few hours. Would definitely recommend.

Visited August 2014
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