Still working: the world’s best example of Victorian era gasworks machinery.

The university town of Dunedin is home to numerous museums, from the prestigious Otago Museum to the small Maritime Museum at Port Chalmers. However, one of the least known in the city is in fact, one of the most unique museums in Australasia.

Opened in 2001, the Dunedin Gasworks Museum is a significant world heritage site. It is a place where the sounds and smells of Victorian era machinery take you back to a time when the world’s industry was steam driven, a time of monumental change and innovation. read more