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New Director Appointed to Toitū OSM

The DCC is pleased to announce the appointment of Jennifer Evans as the new Director of Toitū Otago Settlers Museum More »

Remembering Dunedin’s Great War

Almost a century after World War 1 began, its impact here and overseas is the theme of a Toitū Otago Settlers Museum exhibition. More »

Traditional Wharerau Being Built

A traditional wharerau is under construction at Toitū Otago Settlers Museum. More »

Toitu Otago Settlers Museum

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Alex Miller very large boots.

Giant Footsteps
These gigantic boots were worn by Alex Miller of Dunfermline, Scotland. He died there in 1872, aged 29, the tallest man in Britain at 7ft 4" tall [2.24 metres]. The average was only 5ft 4" [1.62metres]! They were brought to Dunedin by Alex Hardie who donated them in 1884.

Encounter history at the Toitū Otago Settlers Museum.

Learn about the people whose character, culture, technology, art, fashion, and transport shaped New Zealand’s First Great City.

Opening hours

10am - 4pm, April - September
10am - 5pm, October - March
Thursdays until 8pm

Open daily except Christmas Day
Charges may apply to special exhibitions

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Robbie Rocks Dunedin 2015

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Tuesday Club
11 Nov 2014 10:00am
Otago Settlers Association Tuesday Club meets once a month for morning tea and a guest speaker. This month’s speaker is William McKee who will be giving a talk about the upcoming temporary... More »

Toddler Time
14 Nov 2014 10:00am - 11:00am
Join our storyteller in discovering a museum full of stories and songs. There will be a chance to play and time for a craft activity. More »