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Address: 90 Thames Street, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
Phone Number: (03) 433 0779
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There's always something to do and see at the Oamaru Opera House! Even when you do not want to pay for something, you can enjoy the views of the beautiful lights that light up the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

There's always something to do and see at the Oamaru Opera House! Even when you do not want to pay for something, you can enjoy the views of the beautiful lights that light up the Opera House every night. I am proud to have this beautiful attraction in my town and believe it is of a great value.

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Oamaru, New Zealand
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

It is really beautiful and has been tastefully done inside and out the lighting on the outside is amazing to take photoes off just love it

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Melbourne, Australia
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I stopped in Oamaru as I was feeling tired. I think I said, "Oh my God" 100 times. Stunning old buildings and old time shops. It was just beautiful. I was heading back out when I saw the opera house. Had to stop again. 46 photos later !! Oamaru is a must see.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I work in theatres and concert halls so am always interested in seeing other venues. I was pleasantly surprised that I was allowed to wander round the venue and explore it, going into the auditorium and function/meeting rooms. This isn't normally allowed in UK venues. The staff were really friendly, welcoming and informative. It's a lovely old venue that has... More 

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Auckland
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We visited Oamaru last week and had coffee and "made that morning" savory scones. Both the coffee and the scones were outstanding. The service too was excellent and we appreciated the chance to look through the building. Wonderful restoration job and recommend stopping by for coffee etc.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

A feeling of class,history, warmth,with the added bonus of walking through this building and theatre.

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Bilthoven, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We walked inside to see the building and were allowed to visit all the rooms by our own. It is a beautiful building and the staff at the reception is very friendly. Thanks for the free postcards.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

Anyone who enjoys old theatres would enjoy exploring this old gem. If you happen to be in the neighbourhood, stop by and check it out!

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AUSTRALIA
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

Tried to contact to inquire about a booking, however this wasn't possible as they didn't or wouldn't answer the phone and it diverted to the council phone to be put on hold. Brilliant start. Then we visited the i-site for information to be told yes you can do tours there and they are open. Upon getting that advice eventually which... More 

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Oamaru, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

Excellant light disply outside at night, free to veiw the light, lovey to take a photo of, great coffee bar inside, has a booking office so you can catch a show while your there

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