Oamaru - Steampunk HQ

Steampunk HQ - It is crazy, quirky and unique; unlike any other visitor attraction in this universe!

Steampunk HQ NZ’s premier Steampunk experience is a museum and workshop situated in the historic Victorian precinct of Oamaru. It is crazy, quirky and unique; unlike any other visitor attraction in this universe!

Outside of the imposing free-standing Oamaru stone building, "steampunk" engine SP001 greets visitors by belching flames, smoke and eyrie sounds; whilst inside, a museum of two large darkened rooms and a basement presents a theme of a dark post-apocalyptic vision of a future "as it might have been".

Contraptions and bizarre machinery featuring heavy use of copper, gears, pipes, gas cylinders, as well as an ensemble of skeletal sculptures are lit by flickering lights and accompanied by film, projection and sounds. A back door leads to a large yard with projects and machines in various stages of being "steampunked" including a train carriage, “aethertractor” and giant motorbike. The building's exterior walls are decorated with creations such as giant flies and a fisherman made from metal and industrial parts.

The Infinity Portal is the latest creation; a gateway to other dimensions, both real and imagined. All the walls are completely reflective and a grid of hundreds of multi coloured LED lights are suspended from the ceiling, playing light sequences that move and ripple through the space.

 

This is one of the most interesting and unusual attractions in NZ - no question about it!

Adult $10.00
Child $2.00

Duration

  • Allow approximately 1 hour for the whole experience

Notes

  • Open Hours: 10:00am to 5:00pm

    Please be advised during winter warm clothing is recommended.

Available Bookings from October 21 to October 27

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

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5spaces priced from:

  • Adult$3.90
  • Child$2.00

4spaces priced from:

  • Adult$3.90
  • Child$2.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$3.90
  • Child$2.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$4.90
  • Child$2.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$10.00
  • Child$2.00

3spaces priced from:

  • Adult$3.90
  • Child$2.00

4spaces priced from:

  • Adult$6.90
  • Child$2.00

5spaces priced from:

  • Adult$6.90
  • Child$2.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$10.00
  • Child$2.00

4spaces priced from:

  • Adult$10.00
  • Child$2.00

2spaces priced from:

  • Adult$4.90
  • Child$2.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$10.00
  • Child$2.00

4spaces priced from:

  • Adult$4.90
  • Child$2.00

2spaces priced from:

  • Adult$4.90
  • Child$2.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$10.00
  • Child$2.00

4spaces priced from:

  • Adult$4.90
  • Child$2.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$10.00
  • Child$2.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$10.00
  • Child$2.00

5spaces priced from:

  • Adult$4.90
  • Child$2.00

5spaces priced from:

  • Adult$6.70
  • Child$2.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$4.90
  • Child$2.00

5spaces priced from:

  • Adult$4.90
  • Child$2.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$4.90
  • Child$2.00

4spaces priced from:

  • Adult$4.90
  • Child$2.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$6.90
  • Child$2.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$4.90
  • Child$2.00

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

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chantalr from New Zealand wrote on 14 July 2020

O for Orsome

Awesome adventure!

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Meredith from New Zealand wrote on 14 July 2020

Funky and amazing!

Fun experience! Loved the portal light display and quirky art

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hayleyd5 from Australia wrote on 11 March 2020

Out of the Ordinary

We had a lot of fun playing around at this museum. You will too.

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felicitaso from Germany wrote on 08 March 2020

Unique Experience

With the Bookme deal this attraction is definitely worth a visit. It's quite unique and an experience for all ages.

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Ruby from New Zealand wrote on 06 October 2019

Enjoyed by my almost 3 yr old daughter

My daughter enjoyed the museum. Did not expect to spend 1hr here.

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