Otago, Invercargill, and Stewart Island Sights

Dunedin Railway Station

  • Anzac Ave. at Stuart St. Map It
  • Dunedin

Published 10/27/2015

Fodor's 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.

Sight Information

Address:

Anzac Ave. at Stuart St., Dunedin, Otago, 9016, New Zealand

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Phone:

03-477–4449-Station; 03-477–7775-Sports Hall of Fame

Sight Details:

  • Sports Hall of Fame $5
  • Station daily 8–6; Sports Hall of Fame daily 10–4

Published 10/27/2015

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