The Auto Museum is perfect for Top Gear fans (the racing cars from the 1930s through ’80s are particularly cool).
Oamaru Steam & Rail
On Sundays, take a half-hour ride on a vintage steam train from the Victorian Precinct to the waterfront.
Discover an alternative past – or maybe a quirky version of the future – in this fascinating art project celebrating Steampunk culture....
The most Victorian of the Victorian Precinct's watering holes, this corner beauty has a good beer selection and plenty of local wines....
Harbour St Bakery
Selling both European-style bread and Kiwi meat pies, this Dutch bakery covers its bases well. Grab an outdoor seat and watch Oamaru's...
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Craft Market information
This fascinating area of ancient buildings and narrow streets is now home to bookshops, antique stores, galleries, herbalists and more. The Woolstore has a café, tat and souvenirs, and the Auto Museum for car buffs (the racing cars from the '30s through '80s are particularly cool). Upstairs, there's a craft market and giant novelty chess set. Around the corner at the Photo Shoppe , you can get an olde-style photo of yeeself in period dress-ups for $30.