New Zealand’s only City of Literature
Dunedin is a UNESCO designated City of Literature, a rare title given to cities that promote their local creative scene and conform to UNESCO’s goal of fostering cultural diversity. Dunedin is a city that breathes creativity and has a pulse for literature. Take the time to discover Dunedin’s unique creative side.
Follow Dunedin’s street art trail
A blank wall is a blank canvas in Dunedin. Dunedin embraces street art, opening its doors for local and international artists to leave their legacy on the streets.
Currently there are 28 walls in the trail, taking about an hour and a half at a relaxed stroll to see them all. Pick up a copy of the street art trail map at the Dunedin i-SITE Visitor Centre.
Museums and Galleries
Explore Dunedin’s range of museums and galleries for a day of leisure. Visit New Zealand’s oldest public art collection at Dunedin Public Art Gallery. Explore a plateau of nearby galleries with Gallery De Voco on lower Stuart Street and Goldsmith Tony Williams, Temple Gallery, Quadrant Gallery and Whiteroom design shop all nearby on Moray Place.
Discover a new world of antique treasures at Otago Museum. Exhibitions are refreshed often to continue bringing new life into the museum. Sport enthusiasts will cheer at New Zealand’s Sports Hall of Fame, New Zealand’s museum celebrating our greatest sporting achievements.