Toitu Otago Settlers Museum

4.6546 Votes Currently Closed
  • Address: 31 Queens Gardens, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 08:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +64-34775052
  • Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Museums, Wildlife Park, Family And Kids, Exhibition , Specialty Museums

Opened in 1908, the Toitu Otago Settlers Museum traces the lives of the settlers of New Zealand- the indigenous Maori, the early Chinese, the Europeans and other migrant groups. The museum exhibits the technological innovation, art, fashion, domestic life and transport of these early settlers and the part they played in the development of a nation. The museum makes excellent use of a variety of technologies to provide information about their displays.

Entrance Ticket Details For Toitu Otago Settlers Museum

  • Charges may apply to special exhibitions.

How to Reach Toitu Otago Settlers Museum

  • Cumberland street bus stop
  • Bus stops on Princess Street
  • Castle Street 53 bus stop

  • Within the museum premises: ironic @ toitu

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  • Toitu Otago Settlers Museum Address: 31 Queens Gardens, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
  • Toitu Otago Settlers Museum Contact Number: +64-34775052
  • Toitu Otago Settlers Museum Timing: 10:00 am - 08:00 pm
  • Best time to visit Toitu Otago Settlers Museum(preferred time): 10:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Toitu Otago Settlers Museum: 01:30 Hrs
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  • 65.47% of people who visit Dunedin include Toitu Otago Settlers Museum in their plan

  • 72.55% of people start their Toitu Otago Settlers Museum visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Toitu Otago Settlers Museum

Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

60.42% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Toitu Otago Settlers Museum

People normally club together Dunedin Railway Station and Dunedin Public Art Gallery while planning their visit to Toitu Otago Settlers Museum.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Toitu Otago Settlers Museum Reviews & Ratings

  • Went with my son in a school group of children, the children love going and seeing all the different things. The staff are so good and very patient with some of the children. it was also lovely to sit and have a coffee after some time walking around in there, while the staff talked to the children. A very enjoyable day thank you. Was totally fascinated by the history of Dunedin and the range of objects in exhibitions. Explanations were extensive. Loved every minute of visit.

  • An excellent display of the area's history. You could easily spend 2 to 3 hours in this very uniquely displayed museum. It has something for everyone and the staff is very helpful and friendly. Admission is by donation. It truely is and if you do not put this on your itinerary you will have missed seeing, hearing and feeling the history of this charming city.

  • Really liked the 'inside a travellers boat'. Thought it was a real good touch. Great place! Was nice and quiet when we went. My boyfriend and myself particularly loved the music Corner with the Dunedin musicians. Thanks a million!

  • If your in Dunedin I definitely recomend at look around our local early settlers museum. There are displays a plenty to cover all ages and interests. The kids will love the dress up clothes and climbing on the tram and checking out the older cars, buses and train engines. The older amongst us certainly have a trip back down memory lane. Often there are one off set displays on for a few months at a time. If your into genealogy then you may just see a named photo of one of your ancestors up on the wall. There is also a souvenir shop and a cafe to rest and recover after all that walking around.

  • Great free to view museum in Dunedin, lots to see. A chai latte from the cafe was very good. The gift shop had some higher quality gifts than you would find at regular souvenir shops. I enjoyed the old appliances and electronic equipment displays. Very well done!

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