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Otago Museum

Located adjacent to Otago University in North Dunedin, Otago Museum is an excellent place to visit for those wishing to find out more about the region.

The museum boasts excellent collections on polynesia, and on pre-European history, including an impressive Tangata Whenua Gallery, which includes an extensive collection of southern maori material.

The top floor houses a collection of artifacts from Dunedin's maritime history, including a rather alarming early diving suit. Nearby is the marine biology section, with accurate diaramas of the nearby ocean life.

One exhibit that should not be missed is the Otago history hall, with it's exhibits on the 2.5 metre tall moa, the greatest bird that ever lived.

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