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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...more
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Interesting permanent collection showing settler and Maori history and culture. Nice portrait collection and a worth while technology timeline exhibit. The temporary exhibit is usually well curated. Worth a visit if in town for a few days.
Toitu has such a great range of local histories on display. Entering through the histories of the local Runaka and creation stories through to DUNEDIN icons such as the tiger tea bus. This is a must see when visiting Dunedin
When you are older like me,this is a great place for reminiscing. The displays were so well organised and combined the old with modern technology very well. It was so lovely to see so many children highly involved in various activities.
This was fascinating in the variety of its contents and quality of explanations as well as for the buildings themselves which are a combination of old and new, the old having been used for several purposes. The display about the earliest settlers and their culture...More
Free entry, $2 per hour parking alongside, centrally located next to railway station. Great little museum, displays are thoughtfully created with informative panels, some videos, and things you can experience (old house, grass hut to crawl into, bunk beds on a ship). A lot of...More
This is a great museum for those interested in the history of this area and migration of different groups here, from Maori to Europeans. A plus is that it is all on one level. Allot at least an hour, two would be better.