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Tribal Museum and City Tour

Ravenswood House | St Clair, Dunedin 9012, New Zealand
+64 22 099 1150
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Art in its purest form

I visited and stayed with Frank who has done all of the 42 or so tribal sculptures you will see at... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2017
Ben P
via mobile
So impressive, don't miss this unique museum!!

This collection is truly amazing- so many different warriors and they each have such a history to... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2016
Sian W
Auckland Central, New Zealand
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An exclusive tour to the world’s largest collection of full size tribal warrior sculptures of the 1800’s, displaying their rare and authentic armour, weapons and jewellery. Tour starts with a historic drive around the city, then to St Clair beach and the museum, which displays 35 different cultural tribal warriors of the world. Take in spectacular views from the museum over looking St Clair beach
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22 Jan 2017
“Art in its purest form”
11 Apr 2016
“So impressive, don't miss this unique museum!!”
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Ravenswood House | St Clair, Dunedin 9012, New Zealand

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Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

I visited and stayed with Frank who has done all of the 42 or so tribal sculptures you will see at his house/museum. Yep he lives in his museum, going to see his house is worth it for the beautiful views he has over St...More

Thank Ben P
Reviewed 11 April 2016

This collection is truly amazing- so many different warriors and they each have such a history to them. The genuine clothing and weaponry only go to show how much of a perfectionist their creator is. Frank, the sculptor is so knowledgeable and informative about these...More

Thank Sian W
Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

Franks tribe figures look very realistic and his knowledge about the different tribes is founded and just impressive! I'm very gratefull that coincidence led me to Frank ;-)

Thank Benjamin A
Reviewed 18 February 2016

We've enjoyed the tribal tour so much. I've never seen such a rare collection of beautiful Artwork in my life before. So many excellent detailwork on more than 45 soldier with all wapoons gadgets and clothes. Must do in dunedin!

Thank Timbozilla
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

We could not be happier with our tour of the Tribal Museum. Frank the owner is a very fascinating man and also very talented. The detail in all the sculptures really makes them come to life, never have I been to a museum that made...More

Thank Vince G
Reviewed 13 February 2016

An amazing museum with sculptures by Japanese, Indian, and many more. All created by the owner, Frank. He is a nice, funny and friendly guy who spend a lots of time with building and creating new sculptures to enlarge his museum. You have to take...More

Thank Tom C
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

I have visited Frank Varsanyi's tribal warrior sculpture museum and were absolutely impressed. The astonishing collection of the world's tribal sculptures created by the fantastic artist is unique worldwide. I have been interested in tribal history since years but have been blown away of the...More

Thank KatharinaKr
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

We came to this place cause someone recommended it. And we were really surprised. Way more than we expected! There is a huge collection of tribal men, fully equipped with rare weapons from all over the world. Most of them he found on his travels....More

Thank Hagen2877
Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

Today I experienced a true gift. I feel so blessed to have been able to be welcomed into this amazing piece of history. It was a truly once in a life time experience with an amazing guide who is not only a Collector but an...More

2  Thank 552charlottes
Reviewed 13 October 2015

What a great find! A chance to get up close and personal to an amazing variety of warriors from all corners of the globe, so incredibly lifelike and and the guide Frank is a wealth of knowledge, full of great stories about each one. Don't...More

2  Thank emmylou25
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