Steampunk HQ, Oamaru

4.2
#1 of 9 in Museums in Oamaru
Fantastical machines come to life at Steampunk HQ, a complex dedicated to the popular world of Victorian-infused alternative history and artwork. Housed within a real Victorian building, the headquarters feature a wide array of the part-retro, part-futuristic hardware and machinery so iconic of the Steampunk genre. Wander the interior sections, marveling at the collection of clocks, artwork, sculptures, and vehicles that make for a strange combination of sci-fi and historical fiction. You'll have a hard time missing premier creations like imagined Victorian-era rockets, fanciful tractors, and the fire-spewing, drill-tipped, demonic-looking steam locomotive out front. Work out when and for how long to visit Steampunk HQ and other Oamaru attractions using our handy Oamaru day trip site .
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  • Like stepping into a novel by HG Wells. Super fun for little people as well as their parents. Triggers the imagination big time. Great place and very friendly staff. Check out the cool steampunk playg...  more »
  • What a disappointment. Had been looking forward to this well promoted Steampunk experience. Save your money. At $10 it’s about $20 overpriced. Lots of junk yard rubbish and displays that look like the...  more »
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  • Great museum. It's pretty interactive which is great. You can appreciate all the material exhibited. Suitable for all ages. Highly recommended!
  • What an awesome little museum in a cool Victorian town. Amazing sculptures. It was like walking through a Mad Max set. Definitely check it out if you can!
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