Events

The Best of The Rest

Continue celebrating our 150th birthday with us by sharing your best object in the Otago Museum – but first, make it your quest to find the objects our experts have declared the "best of the rest!" Complete the ...

Dunedin | Saturday, 15 December 2018 - Sunday, 27 January 2019


No Rain, No Rainforest

Have you noticed it's humid in our forest? Ever wondered how much rain a rainforest has? Experience rainy season in the Tropical Forest! Get set to get wet and explore how a rainforest and its inhabitants adapt to the ...

Dunedin | Saturday, 12 January 2019 - Sunday, 27 January 2019


First Flight – Butterfly Release

Be there for that special moment and help our newly-emerged butterflies take flight in the Tropical Forest. Join us every day to learn about the amazing transformation butterflies go through before they take wing for ...

Dunedin | Saturday, 12 January 2019 - Thursday, 31 January 2019


Inspired By Est

Bed bugs and people have a long and intimate history, and few pests have been more detested... Sharks aren't always popular either! Visit est. 1868 to inspect a bed bug from Dunedin's very own University College and ...

Dunedin | Monday, 21 January 2019 - Friday, 25 January 2019


Chinese Dress Ups and Collage

Ni hao! Come along and enjoy some Chinese-themed craft activities and try on our colourful Chinese garments. Toitū OSM – NZR Foyer.

Dunedin | Monday, 14 January 2019 - Sunday, 27 January 2019