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Discoverer's granddaughter to visit

Wednesday, 5 September 2018, 11:38 am | Otago Museum

Earlier this year several Polynesian textile items were returned to Otago, where they were found 124 years ago. In July 1894, Robt Arthur Mathewson found a kete, three maro (waistcloths), two lengths of fine cordage, and a piece of bark cloth ... More >>

Conscious Consumption Meets Fashion for Recycling Week

Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 12:53 pm | Otago Museum

Local sustainable fashion designer Fiona Clements, also known as Senorita AweSUMO, will present a showcase of garments handcrafted by students as solutions to the global problem of mounting waste, in a fashion show and presentation at the Otago Museum ... More >>

Otago Museum Launches New Website

Tuesday, 5 February 2013, 9:18 am | Otago Museum

Embark on a virtual voyage of discovery with the brand new Otago Museum website! Now it’s even easier to find out what’s happening at your Museum and to turn your intention to visit into action – buy tickets online, book in for special programmes ... More >>

Blink and It’s Gone!

Tuesday, 6 March 2012, 8:57 am | Otago Museum

With just three weeks left, this is the last chance for visitors to explore the science behind fascinating faces in Otago Museum’s Your Face Here – The Science Edition exhibition. Visitors to Discovery World this summer have again been delighted, frightened ... More >>

The Big Get Together is Back And Bigger than Ever!

Tuesday, 28 February 2012, 10:02 am | Otago Museum

On Sunday 11 March the Museum Reserve will be rocking with electrifying entertainment, awesome live acts and delicious treats for all taste buds! Bring your friends and family and join us for this FREE community concert and all round great fun day out. ... More >>

Bring Your Face Back This Summer!

Tuesday, 20 December 2011, 10:06 am | Otago Museum

This summer, Otago Museum has taken the highlights of last year’s hugely popular exhibition, Your Face Here and brought them back – to Discovery World! Would you look better with symmetrical features? What will your face look like when you’re ... More >>

Visitation Numbers High for Your Face Here Exhibition

Wednesday, 27 July 2011, 1:15 pm | Otago Museum

The doors may have closed on the Otago Museum’s special exhibition, Your Face Here, but the total number of visitors through the show in its five months at the Museum show just how popular the show was. With more than 145,000 visits made to the exhibition, ... More >>

Facing The Finish!

Tuesday, 21 June 2011, 9:55 am | Otago Museum

The eyes are shutting on the Otago Museum's special exhibition, Your Face Here. The show will close on Sunday 3 July. With more than 131,000 visitors through the exhibition since it opened in December, Your Face Here has been one of the Museum's ... More >>

The Big Get Together is Back at the Otago Museum

Friday, 18 March 2011, 3:40 pm | Otago Museum

The Otago Museum is getting the best out of the last days of summer! On Sunday 27 March, the Museum Reserve will once again be the place to be as your Museum turns up the dial for The Big Get Together 2011. With great live music, cool stuff and ... More >>

The Big Ice

Tuesday, 28 August 2007, 4:24 pm | Otago Museum

An exhibition celebrating New Zealand’s role in the 50 years of scientific exploration of Antarctica is headed for Christchurch. More >>

Virtual City for Kids Founded in Cyberspace

Thursday, 26 July 2007, 10:26 am | Otago Museum

From 1 August young New Zealanders will have a safe virtual city, SciCity, in which they can explore, create and discover thanks to Otago Museum’s Discovery World, IBM New Zealand, and ZeDDD Technology. More >>

Outstanding year for award-winning Otago Museum

Thursday, 2 December 2004, 3:47 pm | Otago Museum

One of New Zealand's oldest museums has had one of its most distinguished years since opening to the public 136 years ago. More >>

Edmund Hillary To Talk Before Exhibition Opening

Thursday, 14 October 2004, 11:56 am | Otago Museum

NZ’s most famous explorer Sir Ed Hillary to talk about his life before exhibition opening at Otago Museum tomorrow night More >>

NZ mountaineering and exploration exhibition

Monday, 11 October 2004, 1:26 pm | Otago Museum

The greatest mountaineering and exploration exhibition ever seen in New Zealand opens at the Otago Museum in Dunedin on Friday night. More >>

Sir Edmund Hillary Exhibition

Thursday, 23 September 2004, 12:33 am | Otago Museum

The Sir Edmund Hillary: Everest and Beyond exhibition opens on October 16 and ends on March 21. The Otago Museum is the only South Island venue for the special exhibition . More >>

Throats are cut with a gilded tumi

Monday, 9 February 2004, 11:28 am | Otago Museum

Temple of Doom - Ritual Sacrifice in Ancient Peru, which is set to open in the Otago Museum's Special Exhibitions Gallery on 28 February, will unearth the mysteries of human sacrifice, power struggles, unimaginable treasures and supernatural deities ... More >>

Dinosaur Exhibition Outstanding Success

Friday, 7 November 2003, 10:17 am | Otago Museum

The biggest dinosaur exhibition ever seen in the southern hemisphere has outstripped all previous Otago Museum visitor numbers by attracting more than 50,000 people, making Chinese Dinosaurs a success of Tyrannosaurus proportions! More >>

Dinosaur Migration Moved South

Wednesday, 20 August 2003, 1:02 pm | Otago Museum

A herd of Dinosaurs have again been on the move, making their way this time to the apt climate of Southern New Zealand's Otago Museum. More >>

Dinosaur Warning in Downtown Dunedin!

Wednesday, 18 June 2003, 9:59 am | Otago Museum

One-hundred-and-fifty-million years ago, they roamed what are now the plains of China. Now, these towering prehistoric creatures are about to take over the Otago Museum where the newest attraction in New Zealand will also be the oldest. And unlike the ... More >>

Successful Expedition: Moa Bones Recovered

Monday, 3 March 2003, 9:15 am | Otago Museum

An expedition of nine people, lead by the Otago Museum, left for the Serpentine Range on Wednesday afternoon with great expectations of discovering more bones of the upland moa, Megalapteryx didinus. The expedition team, including Masterton paleobiologist ... More >>



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