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Spend the Night in a Museum

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Spend the Night in a Museum

Entire house
2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
Great location
93% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Sparkling clean
8 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the lockbox.

The Dunedin Museum of Natural Mystery is a small private Museum very close to the center of the city with accommodation for one or two people. The Museum is only open from Friday to Sunday. but guests can stay any night of the week. Guests have their own area at the back of the house although it should be noted that the occasional Museum visitor may want to use the toilet during Museum open hours and the owner might want to fill up his kettle in the kitchen.


Free parking on premises
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide detector
The host hasn't reported a carbon monoxide detector on the property.
Entire place
You’ll have the space to yourself and will only share it with those you’re traveling with.


14 Reviews

Katherine User Profile
July 2019
The Dunedin Museum of Natural Mystery is completely unique. I was so glad to finally get there! I have loved the artist's work for many years so it's like putting on a big familiar warm snuggly cardigan....with a whole new twist of interest! The room is comfortable, warm, quiet…
Roz User Profile
June 2019
Wonderful, interesting place to stay. Great location, warm and very clean.
Alan User Profile
May 2019
Very unique accommodation in a grand early villa in an ideal location handy to all amenities. Bruce is a very interesting talented person.I would definitely recommend this place if your looking for accommodation different from the norm.A great stay.
Peter User Profile
May 2019
This is a quirky AirBnb - Bruces collection is amazing and some of it is pretty left field. The house is old but the place is very clean and Bruce was very hospitable. If you want something out of the ordinary stay here
Miles User Profile
April 2019
I had a fantastic stay here. The space is amazing, with the house doubling as the Dunedin Museum of Natural Mystery, but I also had a bedroom, kitchen and bathroom that were all my own. The house is in a great location, within walking distance to the CBD, uni and botanic gardens.
Mike User Profile
March 2019
The facilities were comfortable and clean. The location is great for walking into the city or getting into the bush areas of Dunedin. Spending the night in a working museum added to the overall atmosphere of our weekend away. Being able to view the exhibits and artwork was a…
Paul User Profile
September 2019
An interesting experience: well worth the stay.

Hosted by Bruce

Dunedin, New ZealandJoined in February 2019
Bruce User Profile
14 Reviews
I am a friendly artist and Museum curator in my mid-fifties.
Interaction with guests
The Museum owner will be at the Museum desk while the Museum is open (Friday to Sunday from 10 - 5pm ). He will also be there to welcome guests but will staying in a house close by while they are visiting. If they would like a private tour of the Museum it should be easily…
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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The neighborhood


House rules

Not safe or suitable for children (0-12) and pets
No smoking, parties, or events
Check-in time is 3PM - 9PM
Self check-in with key safe