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  • Rediscover the Magic of Childhood

    Our Children’s Room helps booklovers old and new discover the magic of reading.
  • Dunedin’s Finest Book Shop

    We are a booklover’s paradise, opposite the Otago Museum Reserve and just along from the famous Captain Cook Hotel
  • With proud beginnings as a student bookshop

    Supplying students and academics for over seventy years
  • We turn bookselling into an art

    Curating and collecting the best range of books in one place for your enjoyment.

University Book Shop Otago... Dunedin's best-kept shopping secret at HD Skinner Annex, Otago Museum Reserve


Online: OPEN | Orders dispatched Monday-Friday

Great King Street at the Museum Annex building (including NZ Post): OPEN | Mon-Fri 9-5.30; Sat & Sun 10-4

UBS on Campus: OPEN | Mon-Fri 9-3 (shortened hours in Alert Level 2)

NZ Post: OPEN | Mon-Fri 9-5.30; Sat & Sun 10-4

Alert Level 2: Open In-store, Online and Click & Collect

We're delighted to be open for physically distanced shopping: please scan in or give us your details for contact tracing. Keep 2m from staff and other customers please and we'd appreciate you wearing a mask. We're operating an 'in-out' flow through the store - enter from the Great King Street door and Exist onto the Museum Reserve by the bookseller counter.

Online and Click & Collect are still available. 

UBS Gift Vouchers:

Click here or see below for quick orders of UBS Gift Vouchers.

Christmas Corporate Gifting:

Beautiful Books | Beautifully Wrapped... Let UBS solve your Corporate Gifting this Christmas. Visit our dedicated online Corporate Christmas shop,  email Anna Hoek-Sims on or phone (mornings are best) on 03 477 6976.

We have a selection of gorgeous new books that will make an impact on any coffee table for your valued clients. Books make beautiful gifts as they're exquisitely designed, easy to send and last longer than a gift hamper or bottle of win.

We can wrap, pack and send for you anywhere in NZ. Due to Covid-impacted logistics we recommend you get in early to guarantee supply.

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