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Dunedin Railway Station Review

The 1906 Dunedin Railway Station, a cathedral to the power of steam, is a massive bluestone structure in Flemish Renaissance style, lavishly decorated with heraldic beasts, nymphs, scrolls, a mosaic floor, and even stained-glass windows of steaming locomotives. This extravagant building earned its architect, George Troup, a knighthood from the king—and the nickname Gingerbread George from the people of Dunedin. The station is also home to the Sports Hall of Fame, the country's only sports museum.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Anzac Ave. at Stuart St., Dunedin, 9016 | Map It
  • Phone: 03/477–4449 Station; 03/477–7775 Sports Hall of Fame
  • Cost: Sports Hall of Fame $5
  • Hours: Station daily 8–6; Sports Hall of Fame daily 10–4
  • Website:
  • Location: Dunedin
Updated: 02-24-2014

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